, in particular, is being recycled in crude methods by informal recyclers in the country.
Mr Odhiambo's sentiments lend credence to a study conducted in one of the largest e-waste
dismantling areas in China, published in May 2011 in the Environmental Research Letters, a science journal, which found out that people exposed to e-waste
fumes and chemicals suffered inflammation and oxidative stress which resulted in cardiovascular diseases, DNA damage and cancer.
Apart from a story here and there about a new ewaste recycling project, it's hard to get an idea of just how much e-waste
is getting tossed around the world.
Environmental protection is one of the three pillars of sustainable development, E-waste
management is an urgent issue in today's digitally dependent world, where use of electronic devices is ever increasing," Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), said in a statement.
7 million tonnes of so-called e-waste
was generated around the world in 2016, up eight percent from two years earlier, according to a report from the UN's International Telecommunication Union, the UN University (UNU) and the International Solid Waste Association.
health due to increasing levels of e-waste
, which is also increasing, due to
The Andrews Labor Government is seeking community and industry input on the details of its proposed ban on e-waste
Emmi de Jesus' House Bill (HB) 5901, which seeks to reduce e-waste
in the country, should be supported by President Rodrigo Duterte and other lawmakers.
Out of this various waste materials, plastic waste, tyre waste and E-Waste
plastic are of concern.
Without sophisticated recycling systems, e-waste
is piling up
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According to the latest estimate from Solving the E-waste
Problem (StEP) Initiative, the annual global production of e-waste