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Submitted by stevenj on June 30, 2008 - 7:52pm
It seemed like a fun way to promote goodwill for the University of Michigan at the Ann Arbor Mayor's Green Fair earlier this month: Hand out bookmarks made from recycled computer circuit boards. But the idea has now prompted a recall, complete with a reward, because the university has learned the circuit boards contain lead. U-M bought 1,000 of the bookmarks from an Illinois-based company that marketed them as "eco-friendly." Between 40 and 60 were handed out at the environmental fair in downtown Ann Arbor June 13. Read more at <a href="http://blog.mlive.com/annarbornews/2008/06/university_of_michigan_recalls.html">MLIve.com </a>.