07 April 2010

UNEP Report Warns of E-Waste Mountains

Reposted in full from Warmer Bulletin e-newsletter, 13 April 2010

Developing countries are being urged to act quickly to avoid being overwhelmed with hazardous e-waste mountains.

A study released by the UN Environment Programme reports that most e-waste in China is improperly handled, with backyard incinerators used to recycle and recover valuable metals like gold.

Recycling from E-Waste to Resources - UNEP Report

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