[Video] The hazards of e-Waste in Africa

Much of Europe's e-waste ends up on dumps in Africa

This documentary takes a look at the social, environmental and health effects of ewaste, while looking forward to solutions for mining, design, manufacturing and the life-cycle of electronics.

Source: DW Documentary

Much of Europe's e-waste ends up on dumps in Africa. The social, environmental and health effects are devastating. [Online until: 25.09.2018] Electronic waste is big business for some, but a hazard to others. Computers, mobile phones, TVs and home appliances have become an intrinsic part of our daily high-tech lives, revolutionizing the way we interact, communicate and view the world.