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BAN tracks e-scrap from Europe to Thailand

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A Feb. 2, 2018 drone view of a site dubbed “dioxin factory,” where imported e-scrap is processed and circuit boards and wires are burned in a smelter.

A police raid at a massive e-scrap facility in Thailand prompted Seattle-based Basel Action Network to release results of its own investigations in the Southeast Asian country.

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Tracking service launched to provide eyes downstream

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A computer tower with a tracking device provided by the Green Tracking Service (device at lower right).

A U.S. company has begun providing an e-scrap tracking service so processors and OEMs can see where their downstream vendors are sending devices. One processor is already regularly using the service.

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