28 minutes | Aug 18th 2020

Where is your old laptop? E-waste in Africa.

Agbogbloshie is one of the largest e-waste dumpsites in the world, providing an income to thousands of people in the area. However, workers dealing with e-waste face dangerous working conditions. E-waste is just one example of the systemic challenges of our time with no easy solution. In this episode, Reniera O'Donnell and Sarah O'Carroll discuss with our guests, Joseph Awuah-Darko and Joshua Palfreman, some of the steps being taken to help ensure economic prosperity and better conditions for the people directly affected.

Thank you for listening to this podcast. This show was recorded and streamed live on our YouTube channel and social networks on the 21st of July 2020. We are pleased to offer the episode repackaged as a podcast for you to enjoy. 

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