After becoming the target of angry environmental and workers rights groups, Dell Computer launched a recycling campaign July 9 aimed at businesses and public customers, including governments, schools, and health care institutions.

The nation's largest computer maker will charge customers as little as $49 to dispose of computers safely—without dumping hazardous materials in landfills in the U.S. or in developing countries.

As part of an "Asset Recovery" program, Dell executives reiterated their promise to stop using prison labor to recycle computers, which contain dangerous, brain-damaging chemicals.


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