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  • Matt Nickeson Jun 21, 2016
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    If you have ever lived outside of the Raleigh area you would know that recycling centers are essentially nonexistent. Since it is illegal to throw electronics devices into the trash people end up dumping them in the woods and uncontrolled landfills. The question is whether it is better to contain the heavy metals in electronics in landfills or disposed of elsewhere with no protections. I see nothing in this that would force municipalities from continuing to collect electronics for recycling. Oh, and name calling is very childish and not conducive to an actual debate and exchange of ideas.

  • Tripp Weiland Jun 21, 2016
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    What does making a profit have to do with keeping arsenic, lead and cadmium out of landfills. Ok I am sure it was nice to have the program pay for itself or make a profit but contaminating the drinking water or other environmental damage will cost a lot more than recycling electronics. Ask Flint MI.

    http://time.com/3650412/recycle-phones-e-waste/

  • Bobby Lee Jimmy Billy Jun 20, 2016
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    I don't see any money in Sen. Trudy Wade either.

  • Jim Frei Jun 20, 2016
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    Not a smart move. And since its coming from Trudy "I hate the environment" Wade, you know its a bad idea to put electronics into landfills.

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