Hey...Look What I Found!

Foreign Policy online has a photo-essay called "Inside the Digital Dump" by Natalie Behring (sample shown here). The intro:- "Technology drives the forces of globalization. But when we replace our computers and flat-screens with the newest in high-tech cool, what happens to the hardware we throw away? Welcome to the digital dumping ground, where the poor make a living off other people’s spare parts." Taken together, the twelve photos supplant thousands of words; and leave plenty of room for creative captioning. Besides our post title, these came to mind: Whomever designed this wasn't thinking about recycling. ... Department of Homeland Security probably wishes I hadn't found this. ... I didn't realize a corporation could have a foreign policy.

Tags: China | E-Waste

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