Countries in Africa have laws protecting them from hazardous waste from the developed world. However, this makes it difficult for them to acquire second-hand computers. Photo: Shutterstock Countries in Africa have laws protecting them from hazardous waste from the developed world. However, this makes it difficult for them to acquire second-hand computers. Photo: Shutterstock
Countries in Africa have laws protecting them from hazardous waste from the developed world. However, this makes it difficult for them to acquire second-hand computers. Photo: Shutterstock

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Secondhand: book shows how donated and discarded items are treated around the world

  • Adam Minter travels the globe following used and donated goods to their final destinations
  • He looks at how attitudes to used products differ in Asia, the US, Europe and Africa

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Countries in Africa have laws protecting them from hazardous waste from the developed world. However, this makes it difficult for them to acquire second-hand computers. Photo: Shutterstock Countries in Africa have laws protecting them from hazardous waste from the developed world. However, this makes it difficult for them to acquire second-hand computers. Photo: Shutterstock
Countries in Africa have laws protecting them from hazardous waste from the developed world. However, this makes it difficult for them to acquire second-hand computers. Photo: Shutterstock
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