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Owner of an e

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

Owner of an e-waste scrapping yard stands in front of a mountainous pile of computer waste waiting to be scrapped to recover useful plastics and metals.

A migrant worker strips plastic from wires

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

A migrant worker strips plastic from wires to extract useful metals. The plastic on the wires is often PVC which contains toxic chemicals and produces large amounts of pollution when disposed, often by burning in the open air.

A migrant child from Henan province holds

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

A migrant child from Henan province holds up a piece of e-waste. It was once a Nokia computer screen, now dumped in China and dismantled by poor, unprotected, migrant workers.

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires and e-waste. Children can often be found dismantling e-waste containing many hazardous chemicals known to be potentially very damaging to children's health.

Boss Guo holds up his hand to prevent from

Image | 9 March, 2005 at 2:00

Boss Guo holds up his hand to prevent from being photographed. Guo is the boss of a small workshop that recycles printer refuse and e-trash in Nanyang, near Guiyu in Guangzhou province

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit

Image | 9 March, 2005 at 2:00

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.

Old Motorola product at a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Old Motorola product at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard. While some of its competitors are cleaning up their products Motorola is breaking its clean up promise. This means Motorola's products will continue to pollute.

Part of a IBM computer at a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a IBM computer at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Panasonic computer at a Chinese

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Panasonic computer at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a computer with a "NYSE property

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a computer with a "NYSE property tag" label at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard. This computer was discarded by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and then dumped in China.

Phillips CD

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Phillips CD-rom drive at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Sony CD

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Sony CD-rom drive at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Toshiba computer at a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Toshiba computer at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Motorola satellite receiver at

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Motorola satellite receiver at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Compaq computer at a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Compaq computer at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard. Compaq merged with Hewlett Packard in 2002.

Part of a Compaq monitor at a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Compaq monitor at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard. Compaq merged with Hewlett Packard in 2002.

Apple computer keyboard in a pile of keyboards

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Apple computer keyboard in a pile of keyboards at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Apple computer in a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Apple computer in a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Dell computer monitor in a Chinese

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Dell computer monitor in a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Dell computer waste (e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Dell computer waste (e-waste) in a Chinese scrap yard.

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