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Discarded Electronics and Ghana's Environmental Conundrum The E-waste Republic

In Ghana, the disposal of discarded electronic waste from industrialized countries has become a booming business. But the consequences for health and environment are dire.
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Jacopo Ottaviani & Juanita Onzaga
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Jacopo Ottaviani & Juanita Onzaga
"Without the television sets they fixed over the years, nobody would have built TV towers"
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Level of pollution

"If Agbogbloshie is ultimately dismantled, there's a danger that many other depots will be created -- smaller one spread out across Ghana."
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