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In India, more gruesome e-waste tales


There’s been a lot of reporting about the growing flow of dead PCs, monitors and electronic junk from the US to China. Till now, most of this coverage has focused on a series of Chinese towns where peasants cook, hammer and yank bits of metal from this junk, spewing a toxic mess far and wide. The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition turns the spotlight on India, now, with equally gruesome footage. I doubt it would take much digging to locate similar, or worse, operations in Latin America and Africa. Check out the Indian footage here:


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