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Hazardous Waste in your Desktop Computer

Exporting hazardous waste to electronic dumping grounds in developing nations is not a sustainable, viable, or ethical solution. It is your responsibility to recycle and reuse your outdated computer and electronics locally in a responsible manner. Work directly with a reputable nonprofit exporter to know the final disposition of your office and electronics discards.
1  lead in cathode ray tube and solder
2  arsenic in older cathode ray tubes
3  selenium in circuit boards as power supply rectifier
4  polybrominated flame retardants in plastic casings, cables, circuit boards
5  antimony trioxide as flame retardant
6  cadmium in circuit boards and semiconductors
7  chromium in steel as corrosion protection
8  cobalt in steel for structure and magnetivity
9  mercury in switches and housing