THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

For cities & towns, a TV horror show

Bill would shift recycling costs to makers

By Bina Venkataraman
Globe Correspondent / May 14, 2009

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

As more people switch to flat-screen - a trend that is expected to accelerate with the switch from analog to digital transmission next month - aging cathode-ray tube televisions are going the way of the cassette player. But discarding them is complex, creating an environmental conundrum that is costing Massachusetts cities and towns millions of dollars. (Full article: 908 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass