• A keyboard lies in a polluted lagoon at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.A keyboard lies in a polluted lagoon at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.
  • A man stands by this stall containing all sorts of salvaged electronics such as keboards, mice, scanners, hard drives, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.A man stands by this stall containing all sorts of salvaged electronics such as keboards, mice, scanners, hard drives, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.
  • Computer monitors are broken apart to salvage metal and circuit boards, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.Computer monitors are broken apart to salvage metal and circuit boards, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.
  • Children break apart CRT monitors to salvage metal from inside, at Agbogbloshie dump.Children break apart CRT monitors to salvage metal from inside, at Agbogbloshie dump.
  • Children push a cart loaded with scrap, including computers keyboards and other e-waste.Children push a cart loaded with scrap, including computers keyboards and other e-waste.
  • Children take a break from burning cables at Agbogbloshie dump.Children take a break from burning cables at Agbogbloshie dump.
  • A man crosses a severely polluted river in the suburb of Agbogbloshie, in Accra, Ghana. When the rains come much of this waste will be washed to the sea.A man crosses a severely polluted river in the suburb of Agbogbloshie, in Accra, Ghana. When the rains come much of this waste will be washed to the sea.
  • Computer hard drives are stacked high at a importers warehouse in Accra, Ghana. The majority of them are not working and will be scrapped. Containers arriving in Ghana with computers are often labelled second hand goods so as to bypass international laws, but in reality as much as 80% of the equipment will be obsolete or broken.Computer hard drives are stacked high at a importers warehouse in Accra, Ghana. The majority of them are not working and will be scrapped. Containers arriving in Ghana with computers are often labelled second hand goods so as to bypass international laws, but in reality as much as 80% of the equipment will be obsolete or broken.
  • A man examines a hard drive at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana. Hard drives will be removed and sold for as little as $20, some will contain information that can be used by criminals.A man examines a hard drive at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana. Hard drives will be removed and sold for as little as $20, some will contain information that can be used by criminals.
  • A man rips apart a circuit board to salvage components, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.A man rips apart a circuit board to salvage components, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.
  • A boy carries electrical cables to a burning site at Agbogbloshie dump in order to retrieve copper.A boy carries electrical cables to a burning site at Agbogbloshie dump in order to retrieve copper.
  • Burning cables from computers and other electronic equipment to retrieve copper.Burning cables from computers and other electronic equipment to retrieve copper.
  • Children burn cables from computers and other electronic equipment in order to retrieve copper.Children burn cables from computers and other electronic equipment in order to retrieve copper.
  • Smoke from burning e-waste drifts along the edge of Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.Smoke from burning e-waste drifts along the edge of Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.
  • An old monitor casing lies in a polluted lagoon as smoke rises from burning e-waste, at Agbogbloshie dump, Accra, Ghana.An old monitor casing lies in a polluted lagoon as smoke rises from burning e-waste, at Agbogbloshie dump, Accra, Ghana.
  • E-waste litters the ground while a huge fire burns at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.E-waste litters the ground while a huge fire burns at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana.
  • Goats are herded around Agbogbloshie dump while smoke rises from burning e-waste.Goats are herded around Agbogbloshie dump while smoke rises from burning e-waste.