Radioactive Eye Glasses …Silverware…Zippers…Hip Joints… Anyone? | Common Dreams

How would you like radioactive metal from nuclear weapons facilities to be recycled for use in consumer goods like silverware, pots and pans, eye glasses, zippers, kid’s braces, and even pacemakers and artificial hip joints? If the U.S. Department of Energy gets its way after a public comment period ends Feb. 11, that is exactly what we can expect in our future.

via Radioactive Eye Glasses …Silverware…Zippers…Hip Joints… Anyone? | Common Dreams.

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