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What Is the impact of E-waste? / Tamara Thompson, editor.

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  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780737756067
  • ISBN: 0737756063
  • ISBN: 9780737756074 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 0737756071 (pbk)
  • Description: 119 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, 2011.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Everett - Shute Memorial YA Nonfiction YA 363.7288 W555 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Electronic waste : an overview / United Nations University -- Planned obsolescence creates unnecessary e-waste / Giles Slade -- Developing countries are a dumping ground for hazardous e-waste / Matt Ford -- Illegal e-waste from America poisons communities overseas / CBS News -- Cell phones create especially problematic e-waste / Earthworks -- Prison recycling programs are dangerous for inmates / Kristin Jones -- Manufacturers should be responsible for their products as e-waste / Rick Callahan -- Consumers should dispose of their e-waste properly / Consumer Reports -- The government must regulate e-waste / US Government Accountability office -- The e-waste problem is greatly exaggerated / Angela Logomasini -- Electronics recycling standards often fall short / Robert Houghton -- E-waste recycling certification will help stem the illegal waste trade / Environment News Service -- Precious metals from e-waste could be tomorrow's jewelry / Dean Irvine.
Thompson, Tamara. (Added Author).


"What Is the impact of E-waste?," Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, 2011.

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