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Ghana: Rubbish dump 2.0 by Andrew McConnell (40 images)

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Move to trash. It's an operation we perform every day on our computer desktops. But what happens when the virtual becomes real? Where do our computers go when they die?

The suburb of Agbogbloshie in Ghana's capital, Accra, has in recent years become a dumping ground for computers and electronic waste from Europe and the United States. Hundreds of tons of e-waste end up here every month as countries in the north attempt to unload their ever increasing stockpiles of toxic junk. Of...
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