Photos: Devastating human impact of toxic technology waste

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TV and Computer Monitor Casings - Devastating human impact of toxic technology waste

TV and Computer Monitor Casings - Devastating human impact of toxic technology waste

Discarded computer and TV monitor casings in a lagoon.

 

Gangs of criminals, posing as computer recycling firms, are dumping hundreds of containers full of broken computer equipment in the developing world every week.

Up to 900 containers a week are arriving in Africa and Asia from Western Europe and the US, according to e-waste experts.

Read the articles:

Criminal gangs dump toxic
IT in developing world

Illegal dumping of IT waste must be stopped

Photos: Toxic tech waste poisoning Africa

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