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