Between 1992 and 2002, U.S. sales of consumer electronics, including PCs, quadrupled.
Home Press Radio Wisconsin Public Radio "Conversations with Joy Cardin"
Wisconsin Public Radio "Conversations with Joy Cardin"
Friday, 12 January 2007
Joy Cardin's guest says high tech electronics may be sleek, but their disposal is anything but clean. Waste electronics contribute two-thirds of heavy metals and forty-percent of lead found in landfills. Guest: Elizabeth Grossman, environmental journalist. Author, "High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health" (Island Press)