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E-Waste Law: Manufacturers Pay For Recycling

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E-Waste Law: Manufacturers Pay For Recycling

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E-Waste Law: Manufacturers Pay For Recycling

E-Waste Law: Manufacturers Pay For Recycling

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When old TVs and computers end up in landfills or incinerators, the heavy metals and flame retardants they contain can pollute lakes and oceans. Washington has become the first state to require electronics manufacturers pay for recycling of TVs, computers and other e-waste.

Ann Dornfeld reports for member station KUOW.

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