Burning Electrical Components - Devastating human impact of toxic technology waste
A child runs next to a fire where electronic cables and other electrical components are being burned in order to melt off the plastic and reclaim the copper wiring. This burning in small fires releases toxic chemicals into the environment.
Up to 900 containers a week are arriving in Africa and Asia from Western Europe and the US, according to e-waste experts.
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