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...A dump site at the back of the market. The dump is mainly televison casings, some circuit boards and general waste. The dump is slowly moving into the swampy land, functioning as a land fill...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.Add to Lightbox Download