Move to Trash!

December 2009

Dumping e-waste on West Africa

The West’s e-waste is ‘gifting’ not only the suburb of Agbogbloshie in Ghana’s capital, Accra, but many other places with a digital divide that is a toxic perversion of the one laptop per child ideals. Andrew McConnell’s images of the poisonous landscape portray a choking dump whose human and environmental cost is crippling.
photo: Andrew McConnell
This article appeared in DAM23. Order your personal copy.