Book Discussion on High Tech Trash

Elizabeth Grossman talked about her book, High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health, published by Island… read more

Elizabeth Grossman talked about her book, High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health, published by Island Press. She described the health hazards of electronic waste, saying that chemicals used to make electronics are showing up as toxic substances in food and in the human body. She argued for changes in electronic manufacturing and disposal. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on High Tech Trash

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Public Affairs Event
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Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 25, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2006

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  • Nov 25, 2006 | 8:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2006 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2006 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2006 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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