Ben Stubbs
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The main problems for combating electronic waste.

I know Christmas is coming & there will be a bit of cleaning out of older ipods, cell phones etc. This is a great site for helping w safe recycling~There is even one that will send you shipping labels for your old PC's Electronics Take Back Coalition

A look at the health effects of electronic waste.

Population Reference Bureau has the 2010 World Data Sheet that we can use from Population Connection. This site is a jackpot for PPTs, charts, videos and graphs.

A look at the Basel Action Network, and their initiatives to stopping the dumping of toxic waste.

Basel Action Network (BAN) : U. Government Ends the Sinking of Old Ships as Artificial Reefs

Australian website with information for proper electronic recycling.

You can prevent e-waste from damaging environmental and human health by choosing reputable recyclers. The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme provides the standards to ensure this does not occur.

A look at Guiyu, China's electronic waste village.

Mountain of Waste The city of Guiyu is home to businesses devoted to processing discarded electronics, known as e-waste. According to local websites, the region dismantles million pounds of junked computers, cell phones and other devices a year.

A look at recycling practices in the United States.

Video showing realities of e-waste "recycling"; from 60 Minutes

Toxic e-waste is being dumped on developing countries

Toxic 'e-waste' dumped in poor nations, says United Nations Millions of tonnes of old electronic goods illegally exported to developing countries, as people dump luxury items Electronic waste in Agbogbloshie dump, Accra, Ghana.