February 10, 2011
Annie Leonard, creator of the popular viral video Story of Stuff has a new project – a collaboration with the Electronics TakeBack Coalition – that has resulted in this short video. The video describes the basic life-cycle of electronics, pointing out the dangers of using toxic materials in electronic devices to both factory workers and recyclers – especially when consumers purchase, use, and quickly discard these objects.
Besides the issue of toxicity it’s also helpful to note other environmental issues associated with electronics, including:
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