Do you know where your electronic waste is going?

Think of all the electronic devices you’ve owned within your lifetime. As technology advances, it’s always exciting to get the new, latest and greatest. Once you upgrade to the newest technology it is easy to discard and forget about your former belongings. But what happens to these discarded items? Electronic waste contains hazardous materials that need to be properly disposed of, but this is not always the case as its safe disposal can be complicated. Monitour is an electronic waste transparency project that takes aim at tracking illegal and previously hidden international electronic waste export routes.

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