Find Out What Really Happens To Our Old Electronics
This is reality, and it's not pretty.
According to Alex, 50% of all electronic waste from the U.S. gets shipped abroad. And the majority of that waste goes to Agbogbloshie, Ghana, West Africa.
Once the e-waste arrives at the landfills in Agbogbloshie, workers take the electronics apart and either sell the scraps or burn them.
Workers would work long hours in extremely hazardous conditions to only make a few dollars a day.
In the video, Ghanian local Kwame says: "Lots of these guys have no money and no place to sleep. So, it's just a matter of life because they have to survive."