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West Africa used as dumping ground for e-waste

Unscrupulous British waste brokers and charities are dumping toxic electronic waste (e-waste) into developing countries, according to not-for-profit campaigning group Consumers International.The group believes that some waste brokers and charities are illegally dumping millions of tonnes of dangerous waste on the developing world under the guise of exporting it for use in schools and hospitals, although they do not name any names. The problem is not just centred on Britain, ...