Meet Ghana’s Agbogbloshe: Wold’s Largest e-Waste Dumping Ground

Meet Ghana’s Agbogbloshe: Wold’s Largest e-Waste Dumping Ground

While most people would expect their electrical goods to be recycled properly, the toxic chemicals inside can make it expensive to do so, making illegal dumping a lucrative business.

Traders from across Europe, the U.S., China and India have therefore reportedly been sending containers of ‘Development Aid’ or ‘Second-Hand Products’ to Tema Harbour, the contents of which end up being dumped 20 miles east in Agbogbloshie.

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