War on e-waste

These days, technology plays a big part in our lives but that technology usually only lasts for a very small part of our lives. So, what happens to all of our old TVs, phones and computers?

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E-Waste Activists Crash One of the World’s Biggest Tech Parties

Crowds likely did a double-take this week as they streamed into Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile tech conference on the planet. And not because of the new gadgets. Activists took over the sidewalk in front of the MWC to (literally) illustrate the environmental impact of e-waste. As far as messages go, this one ain’t subtle. The 3D pavement art opens a chasm of e-waste under the feet of attendees.

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