What is the human and environmental cost of new technology? From mountains of electronic waste to conflict minerals, digital technology has a powerful social and environmental impact - could the media be the real enemy of sustainability?
Did you know: In India, E-waste is around 1 million tons, and growing faster than many developed countries. #India must do more to properly manage its growing pile of #ElectronicWaste. Read more: http://computer.financialexpress.com/editorial/2357-the-e-waste-menace
Should I recycle my laptop? A guide to recycling electronics
Guiyu, China is known as the “Town of E-waste.” Thousands of its residents depend on processing electronic waste for a living. Guiyu receives its e-waste from China and from abroad, including places like Japan, Europe and America. Under Chinese law, most of the e-waste imported from overseas is illegal.