Last week, we wrote about how Seelampur, India’s digital underbelly. Nearly a quarter of India’s 3 million tonnes of e-waste, ends up here. Here’s a walkthrough from the lanes of Seelampur, where children, young men and women are involved in recycling our dead phones and discarded computers.
Can we all take a pledge to #SaveSeelampur and become less greedy in acquiring new, trendy consumer technology gadgets and devices?
Watch the video below. Read the article here.
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