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'Green' lightbulbs poison workers

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‘Green’ lightbulbs poison workers – Times Online.

Here’s a genius example of what I was talking about in my first post: Chinese land and water is being polluted, and Chinese workers are getting poisoned, because of demand in Europe and the US for low-energy compact flourescent light bulbs.


Written by ptullis

May 14, 2009 at 10:02 am

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  1. That’s the “dirty” truth of offshoring- it’s not so much the cheap labor we save as the costs of lax environmental regulation and worker protections.


    October 24, 2009 at 8:24 am

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