Photo Series: Villages Filled with E-waste

Wenxuecity.com carries some taken in , Guangdong, and presents the scenes of the “recycling” processes in the villages of the trash town. Rivers run black, the air is filled with toxic fumes and dangerous smoke. Water is not drinkable of course, so locals rely on bottled water transported from out of town for drinking and other living purposes. Indeed, transporting water has become an important business in town as a result. Lead poisoning is among the highest here as heavy metals leak into the water system and the air.

Please also see a CDT highlight video post Electronic Waste Documentary Preview by Michael Zhao.

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