Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Omar-Sharif-and-Asad-Ali-Work-for-a-Scrap-Yard-27MZIFL68S5Z.htmlConceptually similarOmar Sharif and Asad Ali Collect E-WasteGP01J9BCompleted★★★★Abu Bakr and Asad Ali Work in a Scrap Yard with Plastics and E-WasteGP01J9ECompleted★★★★A Printer Waits to be Shredded in a Scrap YardGP01J96Completed★★★★Ghafoor Ibrahim at a Scrap Yard Near the Lyari RiverGP01J95Completed★★★★Shajawal Works in a Plastics Scrap YardGP01J9TCompleted★★★★★★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★★★★View AllGP01J9DOmar Sharif and Asad Ali Work for a Scrap YardOmar 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 4500pxRestrictions:No FundraisingKeywords:Children-Electronic waste-Electronics-KWCI (GPI)-Plastics-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.