For those unfamiliar, the Basel Action Network is a watchdog group that specializes in global environmental justice and economic inefficiency of toxic trade . On Friday they sent out a bulletin on an ecological disaster in Utah.
A recycler based in Utah experienced a fire which led to disastrous conditions due to the presence of CRT glass, dioxins, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and heavy metals. The subsequent investigation by the Basel Action Network (BAN) has led to alarming discoveries at this, and other sites, operated by the recycler. Outdoor storage of CRTs, no securing of the fire site, CRT glass being allowed to enter the soil, and other environmental and health hazards to name a few.
We here at Capitol Asset undergo auditing and certification to ensure that we leave no stone unturned in our search to become a model of E-Cycling for the country. We want our customers to know that we are doing everything possible to help the environment and ensure that none of your E-waste harms the health of our community.
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