Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxics-E-Waste-Action-Beijing--China-27MZIFTMDRM.htmlConceptually similarToxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0MWBCompleted★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0YP9Completed★★★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0U9ICompleted★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP0U9JCompleted★★★★Toxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaGP01B38Completed★★★★WorkerGP01IKKCompleted★★★★Sorting Electrical ComponentsGP01IKWCompleted★★★★Plastic E-waste Parts GP01IKHCompleted★★★★Toxics e-Waste Documentation in ChinaGP0QC9Completed★★★★View AllGP0SBUToxics E-Waste Action Beijing, ChinaA Greenpeace volunteer wearing a 'Stop e-waste now' T shirt at the 8th Beijing high tech exhibition stands next to 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:2942px X 2101pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Electronic waste-Exhibitions-Greenpeace activists-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-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.