Every day in Europe, thousands of electronic equipment are piled in warehouses waiting to be recycled or reused.
Ships loaded with containers from Europe waiting to be unloaded at the port of Tema, near Accra.
Accra has been filled with hundreds of shops dedicated to recycle the few teams that arrive in good condition.
Landfill workers transport electronics from the dump to dismantle at a scrapyard.
Young laborers carry electronics to Agbogbloshie, where they will salvage any valuable materials.
Dozens of young workers burn the wires in small bonfires to extract the copper.
A worker hits the cables with the intention to remove parts worthless.
The river Densu, with the contaminated water, washes the surroundings.
The workers take every place to eat and rest before continue working.
During collection, dismantling, refurbishing and disposal, workers use rudimentary equipment such as stones, chisels and hammers.
A woman carries her child while selling water to laborers in electronic dumping ground.
The discarded waste is dismantled at scrap yards, where it is crushed or burned to separate plastics from more valuable metals like aluminum or copper, a process that pollutes the environment and exposes workers to toxic fumes.
A child throws a screen full of trash into a sea of broken televisions. The little ones are responsible for search small parts with something of value in the refuse.
Yaw disassembles every day, at his little shop, tens of computers for reuse the parts are not damaged.