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Ghana: Incoming e-Waste a Growing Problem

Ghana reports that at least 35% (and perhaps much more) of imported, second-hand electronic and electrical equipment (EEE) is non-functioning, most of that coming from the EU and the USA. Some is repairable — but fails soon and adds to Ghana’s growing e-Waste crisis.

Trade Association $pends to Oppose Export Ban

ISRI is the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, a trade association for some recyclers. They lobby lawmakers to join ISRI in opposition to a proposed ban on the export of hazardous electronic waste to developing countries. Oh, the money they spend!