DIGITAL CEMETERIES

DIGITAL CEMETERIES

 

Yorgos Avgeropoulos, 53 min. (Prod: Small Planet, GR)

 

Where goes your computer when it dies ?

Computer parts contain toxic and carcinogenic materials. When our favourite pc stops working, it turns into a dangerous electronic waste which must be recycled following rigid specifications. However, instead of managing their own electronic waste, developed countries find it cheaper to export it to poorer nations as China. In doing so, they force billions of people to choose between poisoning and poverty, while the planet, seas, rivers, soil and air, are being irreparably contaminated.

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