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Burning cables from computers and other electronic equipment to retrieve copper, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana. Burning creates some of the most carcinogenic and toxic substances known, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins and furans. At theses burning sites concentrations of toxic metals have been found at over one hundred times the normal level.
Burning cables from computers and other electronic equipment to retrieve copper, at Agbogbloshie dump, in Accra, Ghana. Burning creates some of the most carcinogenic and toxic substances known, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins and furans. At theses burning sites concentrations of toxic metals have been found at over one hundred times the normal level.
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