E-Waste Collection: Recycling's Next FrontierMay 13, 2010
Most of us shudder to think that at one point in time, hazardous waste disposal meant pouring used motor oil down the storm drain. We now understand that those hazardous waste products must be dealt with in a more environmentally sensitive way. In fact, it's illegal to do otherwise. It's certainly unethical.
However, many Americans haphazardly unleash toxic materials like mercury, lead and arsenic into the ecosystem without even a second thought, in the form of E-waste. We're not talking about a covert group of eco-terrorists determined to destroy mothership earth here. We're talking about anyone on the planet that owns a cell phone, laptop, stereo, etc.
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