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Currently, consumers throw away products every day, turning those materials into waste. Electronic waste poses special problems when it is not recycled because it may contain toxic components that can

Currently, consumers throw away products every day, turning those materials into waste. Electronic waste poses special problems when it is not recycled because it may contain toxic components that can leach into landfill surroundings and reach groundwater sources or contaminate soil, and its plastic, metal, and electronic materials do not biodegrade and are lost rather than recycled.

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    • Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2014
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-68)
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    • Field of study: Sustainability

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    by Andrea Nemer Soto

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