Exporting Our e-Waste Problem

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Although “the environmental and human health costs” of unregulated handling of e-waste “are huge,” many Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions “are caught in a ‘secret cycle’ ” of unsafe disposal that often includes meagerly-paid workers in “China… India and some African nations” (“Chipping Up Computers“; Hilary Feldman; AboutMyPlanet; 2007/12/02).

Links:
2006/12/19 – AMP: Many “Recycled” Computers Go To Digital Dump

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