Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Dense-smoke-from-Burning-E-Waste-in-the-Lyari-Area-27MZIFL68RHC.htmlConceptually similar Iqbal Hussein Burns off E-WasteGP01J90Completed★★★★Burning E-Waste Next to The New Lyari Express Way in KarachiGP01J8VCompleted★★★★The New Lyari Express Way in KarachiGP01J9MCompleted★★★★Piles of Garbage are Set Alight to Burn off PlasticsGP01J98Completed★★★★Ilyas Works in the Riverbed Burning off E-WasteGP01J9ACompleted★★★★Omar Sharif and Asad Ali Collect E-WasteGP01J9BCompleted★★★★Omar Sahrif Works with E-WasteGP01J92Completed★★★★★★Haj Bahir Burn Plastics off Wires and CablesGP01J8UCompleted★★★★Bags of Plastic Waste Wait to be Bleached in KarachiGP01J9RCompleted★★★★View AllGP01J94Dense smoke from Burning E-Waste in the Lyari AreaWaste is burnt off everyday and every night too. Dense smoke is a constant feature of the Lyari area. Iqbal Hussein (20, right) makes sure the fire burns off all the plastic.Locations:Asia-Karachi-Lyari-PakistanDate:14 Aug, 2008Credit:© Robert Knoth / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4500px X 4500pxKeywords:Air pollution-Climate (campaign title)-Electronic waste-Electronic waste workers-Electronics-Fires-KWCI (GPI)-Poverty-Shanty towns-Toxics (campaign title)-Waste disposalShoot:Toxics E-Waste Documentation in PakistanIn the Karachi district of Lyari, hundreds of workers, including teenage children, earn their livelihoods by dismantling electronic scrap and extracting valuable components such as copper to sell. This is an insight into the personal cost of e-waste. Thousands of tons of e-waste such as discarded PCs, mobile phones and TVs, are dumped in Africa and Asia every year. Greenpeace research shows that some of this waste is exported from Europe to Pakistan.