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Recyclers crack open analog TVs as digital transition nears

As the U.S. shifts from analog to digital television, many individuals are trading in their old sets for new models. CNET News follows a TV as it gets recycled by e-Recycling of California.

As the U.S. shifts from analog to digital television, many individuals are trading in their old sets for new models. CNET News follows a TV as it gets recycled by e-Recycling of California. While e-Recycling's process wouldn't qualify as a TechRepublic Cracking Open gallery, it's good to see they're breaking down the TVs in a safe and environmentally-friendly way as possible.

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