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environment problem related to improper disposal of phone 1.become garbage in landfill 2.phones contain some toxic material which will enter our environment 3.highlight the importance of proper disposal of phone http://hk.myblog.yahoo.com/jw!p7lzXESVAhL4oJlzKWdqnfs8S3cq/article?mid=1275 improper disposal procedures for them. Sadly, it is estimated that over 125 million cell phones are tossed every year, creating over 65,000 tons of garbage The reason why cell phone recycling is important is because they contain some pretty toxic stuff embedded inside their circuitry and displays, toxins such as Arsenic, Lead, and Copper, in addition to Cadmium, Mercury and Beryllium (a carcinogen which has been linked to cancer), hazardous chemicals you wouldn't want leaching into the environment. If disposed of correctly they contain non toxic materials that can be recycled and used again, yet instead we pollute the earth even more by trying to produce these components
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course MECH 103 taught by Professor Ly during the Spring '11 term at HKUST.

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