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Watchdog digs up trashed Danish computers in Africa [Ghana]

Author: Copenhagen Post, Published on: 21 June 2010

Post Denmark and the Immigration Ministry say they followed proper guidelines when throwing away old computers. Despite assurances to the contrary, a Danish watchdog has discovered trashed computers from Post Denmark and the Immigration Ministry in a huge polluted dump in Ghana...Hundreds of adults and children are exposed to the dangerous fumes and safety precautions are nonexistent...The Immigration Ministry refused to comment on the discovery of one of their computers in Accra, but ISS Waste Management who are contracted to dispose of the ministry’s IT waste stated that they too were satisfied with the procedures they employ.

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Related companies: ISS