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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.

E-Waste Statistics: Effects of E-Waste on the Human Body | Dangers & Preventions