A new approach to toxic e-waste

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America’s junked computers are creating an environmental nightmare in China. An entrepreneur thinks his new company can help.

GreenCitizen aims to change how Americans recycle computers. Founder James Kao envisions it as one way to improve a serious environmental problem in China, where recyclers dump toxic electronics garbage.

This Future Tense interview is part of Think Global, public radio’s week of special coverage.

Jon’s tech news links:

BBC: Netscape offers “hybrid” browser

USA Today: Cell phones make us angry

Wired News: China’s blogfather?

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