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Season 2006 Episode 1017

High Tech Trash

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High Tech Trash
High Tech TrashElizabeth Grossman talks about her book, High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health, published by Island Press. She describes the health hazards of electronic waste, saying that chemicals used to make electronics are showing up as toxic substances in food and in the human body. She argues for changes in electronic manufacturing and disposal. After her presentation she responds to audience members' questions.moreless

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