The Electronic Waste Tsunami

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Cell phones, computers and electronics: well loved, but easily discarded. Until recently so called e-waste was shipped offshore. But now, the messy task of dealing with the toxins, contaminants and carcinogens will need to be dealt with by Ontario workers. The Agenda welcomes Miriam Diamond, a Department of Earth Sciences professor, and scientist Victoria Arrandale of Cancer Care Ontario's Occupational Cancer Research Centre, to explain how this will happen.
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