Yale takes a closer look at engaging informal e-waste sector

Yale Environment 360, a publication of the Yale School of Forestry and Environment, recently took a closer look at the informal sectors of e-waste processing and the growth activities under the best of two worlds model.

“For two decades the global narrative around electronic waste has typically been that rich, industrialized countries were dumping used devices onto impoverished ones, where the desperately poor often recycled printed circuit boards under unsafe conditions. But experts say nascent e-waste trends are beginning to challenge that paradigm. Developing countries are now shipping more e-waste by weight to developed countries than vice versa.”

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