Environmental colonialism 2.0

E-waste has become a major threat to our planet. But it is also a part of a larger story of racism, inequality, colonialism and environmental degradation: Tons of e-waste are shipped from high-income countries to low-income countries each year, illegally or declared as donations. And even if the waste creates a certain possibility of employment, it is mostly under the worst conditions, harming human life and environment. More information and details offers the discussion „What a Waste: The challenge of environmental colonialism“ by De Balie.

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Link to: https://debalie.nl/programma/what-a-waste-the-challenge-of-environmental-colonialism-21-01-2021/

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