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    • Chasing Molecules

    • Poisonous Products, Human Health, and the Promise of Green Chemistry
    • By: Elizabeth Grossman
    • Narrated by: Annie Hinkle
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Each day, headlines warn that baby bottles are leaching dangerous chemicals, nonstick pans are causing infertility, and plastic containers are making us fat. What if green chemistry could change all that? What if rather than toxics, our economy ran on harmless, environmentally-friendly materials? Elizabeth Grossman, an acclaimed journalist who brought national attention to the contaminants hidden in computers and other high tech electronics, now tackles the hazards of ordinary consumer products.

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    • High Tech Trash

    • Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health
    • By: Elizabeth Grossman
    • Narrated by: Elisa Carlson
    • Length: 12 hrs
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    The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie toxic materials that make up the bits and bytes, a complex thicket of lead, mercury, cadmium, plastics, and a host of other often harmful ingredients.

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