Grossman, Elizabeth, 1957-

High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health / Digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health Elizabeth Grossman. - Washington : Island Press : Shearwater Books, c2006. - xiv, 334 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The 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.

Electrónica--Aparatos e instrumentos--Residuos
Ciclo de vida del producto
Waste electronic apparatus and appliances.
Electronic apparatus and appliances--Environmental aspects.
Electronic apparatus and appliances--Health aspects.
Product life cycle.

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