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High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health / Elizabeth Grossman.

Author Grossman, Elizabeth, 1957-

ImprintWashington : Island Press : Shearwater Books, c2006.

Note: ContentThe underside of high tech -- Raw materials : where bits, bytes, and the earth's crust coincide -- Producing high tech : the environmental impact -- High-tech manufacture and human health -- Flame retardants : a tale of toxics -- When high tech electronics become trash -- Not in our backyard : exporting electronic waste -- The politics of recycling -- A land ethic for the digital age -- Appendix. How to recycle a computer, cell phone, TV, or other digital devices.

Electronic ResourceElectronic version: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip068/2006004549.html -- Materials specified: Table of contents only

Electronic ResourceRelated electronic resource: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0631/2006004549-d.html -- Materials specified: Publisher description

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