Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard (Summary)

Publication - 21 February, 2008
A dangerous new waste stream is rapidly emerging...The fate of large quantities of this so-called e-waste is unknown.

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After sorting the circuit boards they will be burned over open fires to extract metals. The smelting releases large amounts of poisonous gases.

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Executive summary: This is the summary version of Greenpeace's report, 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard'

Num. pages: 12