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E-waste recycling-at whose expense?

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Computers, tablets and mo- bile phones are all popular consumer products while the conditions prevailing in Paki- stan about dismantling this electronic devices are entirely pathetic. "There are massive health and social prob- lems connected to e-waste recycling in Pakistan. At the same time it is the only source of livelihood for thousands of people," says Shakila Umaira, are- searcher at KTH Centre for Sustainable Communica- tions and has made two field trips to…Read More