Environmental and Societal Impact of Technology

What happens to your old phone or laptop when you get a new one, and how does the increasing amount of technotrash impact the environment? Who makes all of your technological devices, and what kind of working conditions do they have? How does it affect opportunities when there's a divide between those with access to technology and those without? These are just some of the questions that are raised by our use of technology.

Technotrash and Ewaste

Sad facts on technotrash or e-waste

Technology depleting resources and pollution 

Health impact of technotrash 

What can we do about technotrash? 

Working Conditions

Underage and low wage labor 

Digital Divide

The technology gap between the rich and poor