Friday, January 23, 2009

Reality behind the eco-friendly disposal of e waste

Only yesterday I was talking about why designers, engineers and businessmen don't think when designing products. And today I came across this 60 minutes video that scares the daylights out of me.

Every few years we throw out old electronic products and buy new ones. Some of us feel less bad about it by turning it in to a company that promises to recycle it in a Eco-friendly manner. Here is a reality behind one such company.

60 Minutes Follows America's Toxic Electronic Waste As It Is Illegally Shipped To Become China's Dirty Secret.

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