There is now evidence of harmful health effects from the components of e-waste that affect almost every system in the human body. Mercury and lead are two toxic substances in e-waste that most people know have health dangers. Many lesser known metals, such as cadmium, are also found in e-waste. Cadmium is a highly toxic metal that represents a major hazard to human health that is especially damaging to the kidneys and can remain in the body for decades.

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