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National Geographic: High-Tech Trash
Saturday 19 Jan 2008, 10:25
Filed under: Electronics and Computers

Link. It is sad to see such waste. Others though, say such waste is how they survive, keep it coming. There has to be a cheap way of helping them. You have got to see the photo gallery. One man smelting lead, in the same pot probably used to cook their food in.

“The U.S. right now is shipping large quantities of leaded materials to China, and China is the world’s major manufacturing center,” Weidenhamer says. “It’s not all that surprising things are coming full circle and now we’re getting contaminated products back.” In a global economy, out of sight will not stay out of mind for long.

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