Electronic Waste Threat
Updated: May 17, 2022
Think about this… Adverse child health impacts linked to e-waste include changes in lung function and respiratory effects, DNA damage, impaired thyroid function and increased risk of some chronic diseases later in life, such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Please consider reducing electronic waste in landfills in Kentucky. Do you know that there are no regulations addressing electronic waste disposal in Kentucky? Do you know that many counties have no access to electronic waste recycling? We could also harvest precious metals and reduce habitat destruction if we harvested those metals.
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