People have been trying for decades to eliminate landfills and fight climate change by vaporizing garbage—with disappointing results. But…
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An Infamous E-Waste Slum Needed Us. It Got Razed Instead
We in the Western media inadvertently helped condemn workers and their families to forcible eviction.
Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures
In Ghana Cows with open wounds graze on the site where tons of electronic waste is dumped
As a result, a good majority of e-waste winds up becoming environmentally damaging junk mountains in third-world countries.
Urban Mining: Billions in Precious Metals Discarded in Landfills
There are billions of dollars worth of precious metals contained in the e-waste that’s being discarded and left in urban landfills.
How to Recycle Your Used Electronics
According to a United Nations University study, “the global quantity of e-waste generation in 2014 was around 41.8 [million metric tons].” That’s approximately 12 pounds of waste, or 38 iPhone 6s handsets, for every man, woman, and child on earth.
America Needs a Bunker to Store Its Mountain of Toxic TVs
What's happening to all our old TVs? #ewaste #trash #garbage