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Levels of e-waste soar in Asia as gadgets become affordable, UN says

Levels of e-waste soar in Asia as gadgets become affordable, UN says | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Amount of electronic waste up 63% in five years, with China’s more than doubling, United Nations University report finds
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A troubling development across Asia, we need to find a new model for consumption before this problem spirals out of control.

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The US is still dumping some of its toxic e-waste overseas

The US is still dumping some of its toxic e-waste overseas | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
A new investigation finds that toxic electronic waste from the US is still being shipped to unsafe recyclers and dumps overseas, despite efforts to clean up the industry. Ken Christensen reports from Hong Kong.
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