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The E-Waste Tragedy (2014)

The illegal recycling of electronics is a downright toxic business, as nearly three-quarters of the waste keep mysteriously disappearing from the recycling system.

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Cosima Dannoritzer

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Mike Anane

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Every year, up to 50 million tons of electronic waste - computers, television sets, mobile phones, household appliances - are discarded in the developed world. 75% of this waste disappears from the legal recycling circuits, with much of it being dumped illegally in the Third World, where it destroys landscapes and harms lives. This film takes the viewer on a journey of investigation to Europe, China, Africa and the US and reveals a toxic global trade fuelled by greed and corruption. Written by Cosima Dannoritzer

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26 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Giftige Geschäfte - Der Elektromüllskandal See more »

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