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Silicon Valley's Dark Side

  A Mercury News Special Report

   ovember 24-27, 2002 

 

 

   

 

 


 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part One: Where computers go to die

Sidebar: San Jose e-waste exporter faces dilemma

 

Part Two: Cheap Products’ Human Cost

Sidebar: Daring to complain

 

Part Three: Recycling Solution

 

 

The E-Waste Project won the Overseas Press Club's Whitman Bassow Award for Environmental Reporting in 2003. Image above courtesy of Joanne Ho-Young Lee, who  photographed the series for the Mercury News

 

 

 

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Hazardous E-Waste Recycling in India

E-Waste Recycling Reform in California

 

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E-Waste LINKS:

 

Basel Action Network (BAN): Exporting Harm

Silicon Valley Toxics Network: Toxic Sweatshops

Computer Take Back Campaign: E-Waste Recycling

Toxic Link India: Mumbai Choking on E-Waste

California Against Waste: E-Waste Legislation

 

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