Rubbish Dump 2.0 (14/40)
Children burn cables from computers and other electronic equipment in order to retrieve copper, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana. Combustion releases toxic metals such as lead, beryllium, cadmium and mercury into the atmosphere and at theses burning sites concentrations of toxic metals have been found at over one hundred times the normal level. .
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