Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxics-E-Waste-Action-Beijing--China-27MZIF5VA1B.htmlConceptually similarToxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0U9ICompleted★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0YP9Completed★★★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0SBUCompleted★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0U9JCompleted★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP01B38Completed★★★★WorkerGP01IKKCompleted★★★★Health Check-ups on E-Waste WorkersGP01IK6Completed★★★★Toxics e-Waste Documentation in ChinaGP014Z3Completed★★★★Sorting Electrical ComponentsGP01IKWCompleted★★★★View AllGP0MWBToxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaA visitor at the 8th Beijing high tech exhibition looks at a display made by Greenpeace featuring e-waste constructed in the form of a wave, Beijing, China. Greenpeace China shamed the companies that use toxic components in their products. The display was gathered from e-waste from scrap yards in Guiyu, Guang Dong province.Locations:Asia-China-HunanDate:23 May, 2005Credit:© Greenpeace / Natalie BehringMaximum size:3153px X 2132pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Electronic waste-Exhibitions-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-Men-One person-People-Toxic waste-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Toxics Action against E-Waste in Beijing ChinaMuch of modern electronic equipment contains toxic ingredients and as much as 4,000 tonnes of toxic e-waste is discarded every hour. Vast amounts are routinely and often illegally shipped as waste from Europe, USA and Japan to countries in Asia because it is easier and cheaper to dump the problem on poorer countries with lower environmental standards. Workers involved in dismantling e-waste are exposed to serious, environmental problems, danger and health hazards.