Magnitude of the Flow of E-waste in Bangladesh



Brief Study Findings- 2014

The report shows that the generated e-waste has increased significantly in total number; current amount is over 10 million metric ton/year. The surveyed data displays that there was huge need of awareness about this issue as major part of the population is still unaware about this issue. In Bangladesh every year more than 15% of child workers die as a result of e-waste recycling and more than 83% are exposed by toxic substances and become sick and are forced to live with long term illness.

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