Source: dgCommunities Online Resources
"ICT Update, an ICT4D bimonthly web magazine recently published an issue focusing on refurbished computers. The magazine warms Development practitioners and citizens on consequences of electronic equipment increasingly present in our rubbish dumps, "with old PCs causing particular concern as they contain several toxic substances". According to the editorial, millions of working computers are stored in basements or, worse, end up in landfill sites with potentially damaging consequences for the environment.
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