“King County agencies recycled over 125,700 pounds of e-waste in 2011. Our ordinance to only use e-Stewards recyclers ensures responsible, compliant recycling.” Dow Constantine, King County Executive, WA
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From Jefferson Public Radio, covering Southern Oregon and Northern California. The Basel Action Network’s Sarah Westervelt lends her voice to this podcast, “E-Waste Truth.” With each new electronic device, an outdated one heads for the trash. What happens to those devices once we’re through with them?
Researchers from Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) report high and hazardous concentrations of heavy metals in the plastic components of electrical and electronic appliances.