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GPS Tracking Devices Catch Major U.S. Recyclers Exporting Toxic E-Waste
05-11-2016, 02:46 AM,
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GPS Tracking Devices Catch Major U.S. Recyclers Exporting Toxic E-Waste
GPS Tracking Devices Catch Major U.S. Recyclers Exporting Toxic E-Waste

<p>A two year investigation of electronics recycling using GPS tracking devices has revealed that policies aimed at curtailing the trade in toxic e-waste have been unsuccessful, with nearly one third of the devices being exported to developing countries, where equipment is often dismantled in low-tech workshops — often by children — endangering workers, their families, and contaminating the surrounding environment.</p>


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