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India: E-Waste Recycling by Hand Common Among Delhi's Waste Pickers

Date:
April 22, 2013
Source:
Deutsche Welle / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
From household waste to old electronic parts - India's refuse problem has reached alarming proportions. The rag pickers of Delhi sift through rubbish dumps with their bare hands in the search for electronic waste that they can resell. The process is harmful both to the individuals involved and the environment. A German-Indian project aims to relieve the situation.
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