An illegal e-waste dumping ground in Yuen Long. Metals and toxic substances in electronic waste can, if treated improperly, contaminate groundwater, soil and the atmosphere. Photo: Bruce Yan

Why Note 7 fiasco is a green light for Samsung on handling e-waste

Edwin Lau says the company could display corporate responsibility and win hearts by offering to carry out safe recycling worldwide for the millions of handsets to be recalled

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An illegal e-waste dumping ground in Yuen Long. Metals and toxic substances in electronic waste can, if treated improperly, contaminate groundwater, soil and the atmosphere. Photo: Bruce Yan
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