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Posted Fri Jun 20 2008: from Bellevue Intelligencer (Canada):
Electronics wasteland: 91,000 tonnes of electronic waste in Ontario each year
Lead, flame retardants, mercury, cadmium, chromium, beryllium: many consumers would be surprised to learn that a desktop computer contains all of these potentially toxic substances. But ensuring your unwanted electronics are disposed of safely isn't always an easy task.... This means obsolete and unwanted electronics -- and all the associated toxic substances -- often end up in the dump for lack of an easy alternative.
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