Environmentalists fear that a crackdown on imports in mainland China means that Hong Kong is becoming the dump of choice for e-waste exporters. Photos: Bruce YanEnvironmentalists fear that a crackdown on imports in mainland China means that Hong Kong is becoming the dump of choice for e-waste exporters. Photos: Bruce Yan
Environmentalists fear that a crackdown on imports in mainland China means that Hong Kong is becoming the dump of choice for e-waste exporters. Photos: Bruce Yan

Revealed: the toxic trail of e-waste that leads from the US to Hong Kong

SCMP study of 10 dumping sites shows how shipments from the world’s biggest producer of electronic garbage are despoiling the New Territories and raising serious health and safety issues

Environmentalists fear that a crackdown on imports in mainland China means that Hong Kong is becoming the dump of choice for e-waste exporters. Photos: Bruce YanEnvironmentalists fear that a crackdown on imports in mainland China means that Hong Kong is becoming the dump of choice for e-waste exporters. Photos: Bruce Yan
Environmentalists fear that a crackdown on imports in mainland China means that Hong Kong is becoming the dump of choice for e-waste exporters. Photos: Bruce Yan
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