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Developing Nations May Reuse More Electronics Than Thought

Aug 18, 2009, 06:03 (1 Talkback[s])

"The researchers determined that once the computers entered the country, they were generally handled in a very efficient way by the country's reuse and recycling sector in a "reverse supply chain". In the metropolitan capital Lima, the team documented that informal and formal businesses act together to generate a "highly dynamic flow [that] reuses and recycles almost every part and material found in a computer," Williams says."

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