Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society
Caption: Scientists report environmental contamination from crude recycling practices after collecting dust samples near e-waste processing workshops. Above are discarded printed circuit boards outside a shop in the Beilin district of Guiyu, Guangdong Province.
Credit: Courtesy of Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University
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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 26, 2008