Frustrated by inaction in Congress, a growing number of states are trying to reduce the rising tide of junked TVs, computers, and other electronics that have become one of the nation's fastest-growing waste streams, reports the Associated Press. Nineteen states have passed laws requiring the recycling of old electronics, and 13 other states are considering laws. But as these state measures take effect, the electronics industry is pushing back against what it calls a hard-to-follow "patchwork." Two trade groups, the Consumer Electronics Association and the Information Technology Industry Council, are suing New York City over its recycling law, which will...

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