Unwanted Electronic Gear Piles Up

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Lauren Roman, managing director of Transparent Planet LLC, discusses the problem of how to dispose of and recycle flat screen televisions, computer monitors, and other electronic trash. Broken monitors and televisions with cathode ray tubes used to be recycled profitably, but flat-screen technology has made those monitors and televisions obsolete, drastically lowering the demand for the recycled tube glass and creating stockpiles of useless materials across the country.