45 million tons of e-waste tossed in 2016; U.N. warns number will rise

  • 2017•12•14     asahi.com

    An excerpt from the article by asahi.com:

    That means 35.8 million tons of global e-waste is undocumented, including 34.1 million tons likely dumped, traded or recycled under inferior conditions, according to the report called Global E-waste Monitor 2017.

    The report was compiled by United Nations University, the only U.N. agency headquartered in Japan, and other organizations in November.