China’s Electronic Waste Village 

Mountain of Waste
“The city of Guiyu is home to 5,500 businesses devoted to processing discarded electronics, known as e-waste. According to local websites, the region dismantles 1.5 million pounds of junked computers, cell phones and other devices a year. Guiyu breaks down much of the world’s discarded electronics, slowly poisoning itself in the process.”

Photo essay: http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1870162_1822148,00.html

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