Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Please Think Twice About Throwing Electronics! This is serious!

Today, I was out having a late dinner with a bunch of guy friends and the topic about wasteland suddenly came up in our conversation. A friend shared this video with me, detailing of the dangerous living conditions in a wasteland in China and how people scrape a livelihood out of things we so voluntarily throw again.

The video is shocking and disturbing.

It's scary to think that what I have seen in several Japanese animes is actually happening in real life!

CBS article on Following The Trail Of Toxic E-Waste
CBS video on The Electronic Wasteland

Please click on the play button at the bottom left of the video and wait a while for the 13-minute video to load. If it does not, Please click on either of the links above.

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