"California is known for its good weather and laid back way of life, but there is another side to the Golden State that few people know about: a growing hazardous waste problem. Silicon Valley near San Jose is where the computer industry grew up.
The technology produced there has created an electronic boom, but also a flood of electronic waste. Where do all those old smart phones go when they get tossed aside for a new model? How about the batteries and their byproducts in all our electronic gadgets?