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FRONTLINE / World Dumping that PC for an iPad?
April 15, 2010
VIEW: Why you maybe want to think twice about that...
A team of graduate journalism students at the University of British Columbia sleuthed this story, tracking for months America's e-waste and where it's ending up.
This clip shows what becomes of e-waste sent to China, where it's big business. Fifty to eighty percent of America's e-waste -- supposedly collected for "recycling" -- ends up in developing countries like China.
View the full report here. FRONTLINE/World's site also offers more background on this story.