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High Tech Trash

Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health

High Tech Trash( )
Author: Grossman, Elizabeth
ISBN:978-1-59726-190-6
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Island Press
Imprint:Shearwater Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.50
Book Description:

The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie toxic materials that make up the bits and bytes, a complex thicket of lead, mercury, cadmium, plastics, and a host of other often harmful...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Electronics / General
Business & Economics / Marketing / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.056 Pounds



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