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Resource ID: #18249
Subject: Waste Disposal
Date: 4-May


On-magazine reports on problems with disposal of old computers. The author finds that they are "little more than hazardous waste." The article reveals that computers and their monitors "contain many potentially harmful substances, such as mercury, chromium and up to 8 lbs. of lead per system." A sidebar to the story includes addresses of websites that provide computer-donation databases or information on recycling old computers.

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