E-waste Crisis News

e-waste tragedy: making a difference

As regular readers will know I am passionate about the subject of the recycling of toxic electronic waste in the developing world, sometimes referred to as Backyard Recycling. This man made tragedy is based on the often illegal shipment of e-waste to developing countries from the developed world, and…

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e-waste crisis in India and China

Europe now finds itself at the centre of the contentious issue of what the European Commission refers to as “backyard recycling”. Organohalogen compounds are, in general, non hazardous but a ban is being considered in an attempt to minimise the impact of uncontrolled and unsafe recycling practices that are carried…

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