The Human Cost of E-Waste
The Staggering Effects of E-Waste on the Human Body
Electronic waste is a steadily growing problem for most of the world. You’re probably aware of the environmental harm caused by this ever-increasing waste stream, but recent e-waste statistics tell a troubling story about the harmful effects of e-waste on the human body. From developing nations, (where much of our electronics are illegally dumped) to your own hometown, when e-waste isn’t properly handled and safely disposed of, the health consequences can be far-reaching. Luckily, there are steps you can take to stem the tide.