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In this Chinese village, villagers help electronic waste find a second life

In China, over 100 million computers, 40 million televisions, 20 million air conditioners and 10 million fridges are discarded annually. Most of Beijing’s electronic waste apparently make their way to Dongxiaokou, where local villagers resell e-waste parts and recycle these for a living. Photographer Kim Kyung-Hoon recently documented this lesser-seen side of China in pictures as the village faces impending demolition by the government.

Via Business Insider

Ewaste village
Ewaste village
Ewaste village
Ewaste village
Ewaste village
Ewaste village
Ewaste village
Ewaste village

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