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Kenya takes on e-waste problem with new recycling hub

Clip: 03/30/2014 | 7m 21s

Used electronics are one of the fastest growing sources of waste globally, and it is estimated that 15,000 tons of used computers and mobile phones are shipped to Kenya every year. Today, Kenya is trying to get ahead of the problem, by building the country’s first electronics recycling hub.

Aired: 03/30/14

Rating: NR

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