E-waste in East and Southeast Asia up 63% in 5 Years

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E-waste in East and Southeast Asia up 63% in 5 Years

Post by KirtB » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:22 am

E-waste in East and Southeast Asia up 63% in 5 Years

"The volume of discarded electronics in East and Southeast Asia jumped almost two-thirds between 2010 and 2015, and e-waste generation is growing fast in both total volume and per capita measures, new UN research shows. Driven by rising incomes and high demand for new gadgets and appliances, the average increase in e-waste across all 12 countries and areas analyzed—Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore ..." http://www.rfcafe.com/miscellany/homepage-archive/2017/images/e-waste-southeast-asia.gif
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