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Between two and four million tons of e-waste from the United States wind up overseas each year for low-tech recycling.  
 
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Thursday, 17 August 2006
Chapter 1. The Underside of High Tech

Chapter 2. Raw Materials: Where Bits, Bytes, and the Earth's Crust Coincide

Chapter 3. Producing High Tech: The Environmental Impact

Chapter 4. High-Tech Manufacture and Human Health

Chapter 5. Flame Retardants: A Tale of Toxics

Chapter 6. When High Tech Electronics Become Trash

Chapter 7. Not In Our Backyard: Exporting Electronics Waste

Chapter 8. The Politics of Recycling

Chapter 9. A Land Ethic for the Digital Age

Appendix. How to Recycle a Computer, Cell Phone, TV, or other Digital Device

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index