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The Digital Dump: Exporting Re-Use and Abuse to Africa

 

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Children standing in front of smoldering electronic waste dump just outside of the Alaba market in Lagos, Nigeria. Burned electronic waste produced polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins and heavy metal emissions - carcinogenic and highly toxic chemicals. These children live next to the dump. (Image: 4337)© Basel Action Network 2005
 
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