E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health

E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health

ACCRA, GHANA - MAY 23: A view of the largest electronic scrap yard of Africa in Agbogbloshie, a district of Ghana's capital Accra on May 23, 2019. Electronic waste at Agbogbloshie release heavy acidic smokes threatening the health of locals living around. Workers here face various types of health issues. Electronic wastes such as TVs, fridges and computers are disassembled into pieces and parts to collect copper etc. for recycling. ( Christian Thompson - Anadolu Agency )

E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health Fotoğraf: Christian Thompson

ACCRA, GHANA - MAY 23: A view of the largest electronic scrap yard of Africa in Agbogbloshie, a district of Ghana's capital Accra on May 23, 2019. Electronic waste at Agbogbloshie release heavy acidic smokes threatening the health of locals living around. Workers here face various types of health issues. Electronic wastes such as TVs, fridges and computers are disassembled into pieces and parts to collect copper etc. for recycling. ( Christian Thompson - Anadolu Agency )

E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health Fotoğraf: Christian Thompson

ACCRA, GHANA - MAY 23: Smoke rises from the burning waste on the largest electronic scrap yard of Africa in Agbogbloshie, a district of Ghana's capital Accra on May 23, 2019. Electronic waste at Agbogbloshie release heavy acidic smokes threatening the health of locals living around. Workers here face various types of health issues. Electronic wastes such as TVs, fridges and computers are disassembled into pieces and parts to collect copper etc. for recycling. ( Christian Thompson - Anadolu Agency )

E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health Fotoğraf: Christian Thompson

ACCRA, GHANA - MAY 23: Smoke rises from the burning waste on the largest electronic scrap yard of Africa in Agbogbloshie, a district of Ghana's capital Accra on May 23, 2019. Electronic waste at Agbogbloshie release heavy acidic smokes threatening the health of locals living around. Workers here face various types of health issues. Electronic wastes such as TVs, fridges and computers are disassembled into pieces and parts to collect copper etc. for recycling. ( Christian Thompson - Anadolu Agency )

E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health Fotoğraf: Christian Thompson

ACCRA, GHANA - MAY 23: Smoke rises from the burning waste on the largest electronic scrap yard of Africa in Agbogbloshie, a district of Ghana's capital Accra on May 23, 2019. Electronic waste at Agbogbloshie release heavy acidic smokes threatening the health of locals living around. Workers here face various types of health issues. Electronic wastes such as TVs, fridges and computers are disassembled into pieces and parts to collect copper etc. for recycling. ( Christian Thompson - Anadolu Agency )

E-waste in Ghana, a threat to health Fotoğraf: Christian Thompson

ACCRA, GHANA - MAY 23: African men disassemble electronic scrap and bulky waste on the largest electronic scrap yard of Africa in Agbogbloshie, a district of Ghana's capital Accra on May 23, 2019. Electronic waste at Agbogbloshie release heavy acidic smokes threatening the health of locals living around. Workers here face various types of health issues. Electronic wastes such as TVs, fridges and computers are disassembled into pieces and parts to collect copper etc. for recycling. ( Christian Thompson - Anadolu Agency )

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