January 11, 2012

German News Covers Illegal Electronic Waste Shipment Issues

Filed under: seaports — inece @ 2:58 am

A recent article in “Financial Times Deutschland” looks at efforts to combat illegal shipments of electronic waste that being sent from Western Europe to countries like Ghana and explores the concern that the electronic scrap contains valuable raw materials such as gold which could be more efficiently  extracted.

The full article, in German, is available at http://www.ftd.de/unternehmen/handel-dienstleister/:rohstoffland-deutschland-das-grosse-geschaeft-mit-dem-elektroschrott/60151755.html.

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