E-waste from the United States is ending up in the New Territories. Photo: K. Y. Cheng E-waste from the United States is ending up in the New Territories. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
E-waste from the United States is ending up in the New Territories. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong becomes a dumping ground for US e-waste, research finds

A two year investigation by ­Basel Action Network attached 200 GPS trackers on broken electronic items in the US and found many ended up in dumping grounds in the New Territories.

E-waste from the United States is ending up in the New Territories. Photo: K. Y. Cheng E-waste from the United States is ending up in the New Territories. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
E-waste from the United States is ending up in the New Territories. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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