China’s e-waste brings hazardous effects

While recycling toxic components is a potential resource, it has also proven to be a pollution hazard.

    The world's disposal of electronic waste is increasing, and it is China that receives about 70 percent of it.

    Processing the growing mountain of electronic junk has come at a high cost for many living in and around the factories.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Beijing. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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