What is the impact of e-waste? /

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[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Bily, Cynthia A. Series: At issue. Environment Published by : Greenhaven Press, (Detroit :) Physical details: 113 p. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Electronic waste --Management. | Electronic apparatus and appliances --Environmental aspects. | Refuse and refuse disposal. Year : 2009 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-105) and index.

Electronic waste : an overview / Elizabeth Royte -- Cell phones generate particularly dangerous e-waste / Stan Cox -- Recycling of e-waste harms people overseas / Anuj Chopra -- Loopholes in recycling laws allow toxic dumping in Africa / Meera Selva -- Prison recycling programs are dangerous for inmates / Elizabeth Grossman -- E-waste could contribute to global warming / Mark Hall -- European regulations prove that e-waste can be managed responsibly / Henrik Selin, Stacy D. VanDeveer -- Businesses can handle e-waste without government interference / Dana Joel Gattuso -- Recycling of electronics can be done safely / Mark Clayton -- Federal government should help pay for recycling e-waste / Ron Wyden -- Manufacturers should pay for recycling their products / Joel Denbo -- Consumers should take responsibility for disposing of cell phones / Liz Pulliam Weston -- Consumers should consider the environment when buying electronics / Mother Earth News.