The hazards inside the tube

The hazards inside the tube

There are 1 comment on the Baltimore Sun story from Dec 23, 2007, titled The hazards inside the tube. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

The Romeros' long relationship with their television ended on a gray, drizzly morning at the Cockeysville recycling center.

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Chaz Miller

Reston, VA

#1 Dec 26, 2007
Good story. However, given cable and set top boxes, the "avalanche" of discarded TVs is as likely as was Y2K. In addition, the US EPA testified before Congress that electronics products do not constitute a hazard in Subtitle D landfills because the pH in a landfill is close to neutral. As a result, leaching of lead or other toxic elements is highly unlikely.

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