16 May '11, 10am

Tonight @BBCPanorama investigates illegal #ewaste export. See what @envagency is doing to tackle the problem at #film

Video: Tackling illegal e-waste export The rapid development of technology means that electrical waste, or e-waste, is one of the fastest growing types of waste today. Broken computers, TVs and refrigerators contain hazardous materials such as mercury, arsenic and lead, which can harm people and the environment. Using our intelligence led approach we have been successful in identifying and taking enforcement action against those who export e-waste. Watch this film to find out more about our work. Get the Flash Player to see this player. Read the video transcript (Word, 27KB)

Full article: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/business/sectors/129...