The increase in solar hazardous waste is directly related to the industry's fast growth over the past five years â¿¿ even with solar business moving to China rapidly, the U.S. was a net exporter of solar products by $2 billion in 2010, the last year of data available. The nation was even a net exporter to China.New companies often send hazardous waste out of their plants because they have not yet invested in on-site treatment equipment, which allows them to recycle some waste.
Solar Industry Grapples With Hazardous Wastes
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