Following the E-Waste Trail - Nigeria

Photo essay | December 16, 2009

Greenpeace has been investigating the immoral and illegal e-waste dumping in developing countries since 2002. After China, India, Pakistan and Ghana, this is the story of how one very broken TV managed to avoid being tested and recycled according to EU regulations and instead ended up in Nigeria as "second hand goods".

By taking out the toxic chemicals from the products and securing global recycling schemes, electronics manufacturers can ensure that countries like Nigeria do not end up with Europe's toxic e-waste. Take action now and find out how you can make sure our electronics devices do not end up polluting the poor...

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Greenpeace has been investigating the immoral and illegal e-waste dumping in developing countries since 2002. After China, India, Pakistan and Ghana, this is the story of how one very broken TV managed to avoid being tested and recycled according to EU re

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