britain's e-waste illegally leaking into west africa

The 21st century economy continues to produce ever greater volumes of complex E&E equipment, but the effects of this e-waste is being felt in the environment and human health of many poor and developing countries. The Environment Investigation Agency campaign group has called for “a lot more enforcement, but there also needs to be a shake-up of how we handle electronic waste in the UK”. The industry as constituted is fragmented without the means to manage and validate the complete asset cycle, WEEE Systems is accelerating the innovation required to drive positive change with a strong customer focus through its Materials Transformation Ecosystem.

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