Balazs News
Fall 2004
The refuse from discarded electronics products, also known as e-waste, often ends up in landfills contaminating the land, water and air, instead of being recycled. The problem is that the materials used by the electronics industry includes toxic materials like lead, mercury, antimony, cadmium, and halogenated compounds. These toxic materials are found in most semiconductors, assembled printed wire boards (PWB’s), plastic cases, and packaging. Read more