Computer Aid

World’s largest non-profit supplier of refurbished computers launches campaign for action against toxic trade
World’s largest non-profit supplier of refurbished computers launches campaign for action against toxic trade 23 September 2008

APC member Computer Aid is urging the UK government to take action against the illegal dumping of e-waste (computers, hard drives, cd roms, etc.) in countries such as Ghana, Nigeria and China. It is calling on the government to provide adequate funding for the Environment Agency to effectively police and prevent e-waste from being exported to the developing world. The campaign also targets commercial traders that are abusing re-use and recycling initiatives and computer manufacturers that ar...