Published OnJune 18, 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently examined the health risks associated with informal e-scrap processing, particularly the dangers for children and expecting mothers. The report calls for “binding action” by e-scrap exporters and other stakeholders in order to ensure proper management. The report, entitled “Children and Digital Dumpsites: E-waste Exposure and Child Health,” explores the latest scientific knowledge on links between informal electronics recycling and health impacts in children and women.
You can read more about the report here: