Home » General World News » Growing Levels of E-Waste Bad for Environment, Health and Economy

Growing Levels of E-Waste Bad for Environment, Health and Economy





A new report finds growing levels of E-waste pose significant risks to the environment and human health and result in huge economic losses for countries around the world. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from the launch of the International Telecommunication Union report in Geneva.

The global information society is racing ahead at top speed. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) reports nearly half of the world uses the internet and most people have access to mobile phones, laptops, televisions, refrigerators and other electronic devices.

But ITU E-waste Technical Expert, Vanessa Gray, said the ever-increasing expansion of technology is creating staggering amounts read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

Tags:

Comments are closed.