Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Omar-Sharif-and-Asad-Ali-Collect-E-Waste-27MZIFL68BEA.htmlConceptually similarOmar Sharif and Asad Ali Work for a Scrap YardGP01J9DCompleted★★★★Abu Bakr and Asad Ali Work in a Scrap Yard with Plastics and E-WasteGP01J9ECompleted★★★★Omar Sahrif Works with E-WasteGP01J92Completed★★★★★★Child Sifts Through Dirt in KarachiGP01J9QCompleted★★★★Zaboor Khan Separating E-Waste in his WorkshopGP01J8ZCompleted★★★★★★Zaboor Khan in His Workshop with E-WasteGP01J9NCompleted★★★★Ilyas Works in the Riverbed Burning off E-WasteGP01J9ACompleted★★★★Teenager has Black Hands from Burning E-Waste in KarachiGP01J9PCompleted★★★★ Wires and Cables are Brought to the Lyari River Before Being Set AlightGP01J9ICompleted★★★★View AllGP01J9BOmar Sharif and Asad Ali Collect E-WasteOmar Sharif (14, right) and Asad Ali (14, left) work for a scrap yard in the Mohammedi district in Karachi. They separate waste and burn off the e-waste leftovers to regain the metals.Locations:Asia-Karachi-Lyari-PakistanDate:14 Aug, 2008Credit:© Robert Knoth / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4500px X 4500pxKeywords:Children-Electronic waste-Electronics-KWCI (GPI)-Plastics-Pollution-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.