Recycling Part 2
Accompanied by Vinod Kumar from Toxics Link, we visited again some recycling areas. Vinod’s expertise and knowledge was of tremendous value.
Taking apart monitors.
Still operable crt will be used again in a ‘new’ monitor. The glass of broken crt’s is used to make marbles. Electronic components will also be reused.
Plastic cases are
sold by the kilogram.
Selling scrap by the kilogram
Extracting chips from used mobilephones
in order to recuperate
lead, copper, brass and gold.
300 CD drives per worker per day are being taken apart.
The motors will be reused in toys.
Metal, plastic and circuit boards are neatly separated.
For some reason, a recycler dumped broken CRTs,
CD drive components,
Keyboard mats and
in front of other people’s houses. Where jens are bleached
to dismantle keyboards
by a very young workforce.