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Sodom and Gomorrah

Agbogbloshie dumpsite in Ghana’s capital, Accra, is one of the main hubs for electronic waste (e-waste) disposal in West Africa, particularly from old computers and computer monitors. Since the late 1990s, countries around the globe have been sending millions of tons of e-waste to be processed each year on the site, which is home to more than 40,000 people(1).

1 “Time up for Sodom and Gomorrah”. Peace FM Online Ghanaian News. 4 September 2009.

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