e-waste featured on BBC’s Panorama

Check out these documentaries on the BBC web site (see link) and we challenge you not to rethink your company’s e-waste policies!

Link also contains further film clips and reading on the subject of e-waste illegally dumped in Africa.

Track My Trash
DURATION: 29 MINUTES
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0116gw0

“How does a broken TV thrown out at a council site in London end up 3,000 miles away on a toxic dump in West Africa where children scavenge for metal waste in a cocktail of poisonous fumes?

Using tracking equipment inside broken TV sets, Panorama investigates the illegal market in electronic waste – and the recycling companies whose green credentials may not be all they claim.

©BBC 2012 Reporter: Raphael Rowe; Producer: Howard Bradburn

This article was written by: envr3boss

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