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After Dump, What Happens To Electronic Waste? (NPR)
« on: December 22, 2010, 05:52:44 PM »
"...The dirty little secret is that when you take [your electronic waste] to a recycler, instead of throwing it in a trashcan, about 80 percent of that material, very quickly, finds itself on a container ship going to a country like China, Nigeria, India, Vietnam, Pakistan — where very dirty things happen to it," says Jim Puckett, the executive director of the Basel Action Network, which works to keep toxic waste out of the environment..."

http://www.npr.org/2010/12/21/132204954/after-dump-what-happens-to-electronic-waste?ps=cprs
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