Electronic waste export to Nigeria.
Electronic waste export to Nigeria...Alaba International Market, one of the largest markets for electronic goods in West Africa. New and old - and a lot of non-working electronic goods such as TVs and computers come in to the market via Lagos harbour from the US, Western Europe and China...Container 4629416 from the UK is being emptied for its load, including the TV tracked by Greenpeace. A laborer at the market with second hand televisions just in from Europe. . .The shipment - TV-set originally delivered to municipality-run collecting point in UK for discarded electronic products - was tracked and monitored by Greenpeace using a combination of GPS (Global Positioning System using satellites), GSM (positioning using data from mobile networks to triangulate approximate positions) and an onboard radiofrequency transmitter (used for making triangulations in combination with handheld directional receivers used by team on ground) is placed inside the TV-set. The TV arrived in Lagos in container no 4629416.
- Kristian Buus
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- TV chase in Lagos - Britian's export of e-waste.