As the world’s largest producer of electronic products, China also plays a key role in the recycling and disposal of e-waste. From old computer parts to refrigerators, a large share of the world’s old electronics end...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 30, 2009
With lead poisoning in China in the news, 60 Minutes reran and updated their story from last November about e-waste in Guiyu. From their introduction: 60 Minutes is going to take you to one of the most toxic places on Earth...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 12, 2008
E-waste in China has been getting more attention in the Western media, with a report on last week’s 60 Minutes program. Chemistry World magazine also reports on new findings on elevated levels of lead and miscarriages in...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 6, 2008
Discarded computers waiting to be dismantled in Guiyu, by Bert van Dijk
by Sophie Beach | Sep 17, 2008
A new report from the Government Accountability Office blames the Environmental Protection Agency for the dumping of hazardous electronic waste into other countries such as China. From the Washington Post: The 63-page report...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 27, 2007
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