PC disposal bill introduced in Congress
Article on federal legislation that was introduced to impose a $10 fee on PCs, monitors and laptops to pay for recycling centers. Article also discusses how PCdisposal.com is already providing disposal services for companies.
PCs contain lead, mercury and PVC plastics, which are all hazardous materials. The fee would be used to create a federal grant program for building computer recycling centers. Private-sector businesses are already offering disposal services...one company engaged in that kind of work is PCdisposal.com LLC in Lenexa, Kan.