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Senate passes bill to have manufacturers pay for disposal of TVs and computers

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The makers of TVs and computers would have to make to sure their obsolete products get recycled in Wisconsin, under a bill passed by the state Senate.

The vote was 23-10 Tuesday to make electronics' manufacturers register with the Department of Natural Resources, give the government an estimated weight of the products they sell each year, and then make sure at least sure 80 percent of that weight stays out of landfills.

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