China pushes for regulated workshops to tackle e-waste pollution

China is now the world’s biggest recycler of e-waste, but the industry has a poor reputation.

    Asia's increasingly wealthy middle class has led to more electronic goods being bought and disposed of.

    Environmentalists say the region's economic waste has jumped by 63 percent in the past five years.

    China is now the world's biggest recycler of e-waste, but the industry has a poor reputation.

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from northeast China.


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