Will your discarded TV end up in a ditch in Ghana? By Chris Carroll National Geographic Staff Photograph by Peter...
E-waste, discarded electronics, from computers to cell phones to TVs, are now the fastest-growing waste stream in the U.S. It is also big business: Hundreds of companies buy and sell the discarded components and materials, generating a $6 billion market in the U.S. But e-waste, which contains such toxics as lead and mercury, is often dumped illegally in the U.S. or shipped to developing countries by shady dealers.
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