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The Resource High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health, Elizabeth Grossman

High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health, Elizabeth Grossman

Label
High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health
Title
High tech trash
Title remainder
digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Grossman
Title variation
Digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An environmental journalist reveals that digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie toxic materials that make up the bits and bytes, a complex thicket of lead, mercury, cadmium, plastics, and a host of other often harmful ingredients
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
TD799.85
LC item number
.G76 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health, Elizabeth Grossman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Printed on acid-free paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A land ethic for the digital age
  • Appendix.
  • How to recycle a computer, cell phone, TV, or other digital devices
  • 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
Control code
64084235
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 334 pages
Isbn
9781559635547
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006004549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
High tech trash : digital devices, hidden toxics, and human health, Elizabeth Grossman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Printed on acid-free paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A land ethic for the digital age
  • Appendix.
  • How to recycle a computer, cell phone, TV, or other digital devices
  • 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
Control code
64084235
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 334 pages
Isbn
9781559635547
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006004549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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