E-Waste Offers an Economic Opportunity as Well as Toxicity

5 months ago Ruediger Kuehr 0

In 2016, according to the United Nations University, a global think tank that tracks the problem, the yearly accumulation reached 49.3 million tons — enough to fill more than a million 18-wheel trucks stretching from New York to Bangkok and back. By 2021, the annual total is predicted to surpass 57 million tons.

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The New York Times Magazine