Photographer Pieter Hugo has spent the last year documenting the people who live and work at an expansive dump of disused technology in Ghana. The images he’s produced are hauntingly beautiful and thought-provoking.
According to the UNEP worldwide generation of e-waste is anywhere from 20-50 million tonnes a year – and the number is dramatically rising. So much for the idea of the digital world being environmentally-friendly simply because it’s paper free.
Makes you think twice about updating to the newest iphone.