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How Your Old Flatscreen Ends Up In Hong Kong


 

GPS trackers placed in four electronic devices sent signals from recycling centers in the U.S. to landfills in Hong Kong. Are your old electronics being recycled responsibly? Explore each tracker's journey spanning thousands of miles and hundreds of days. Read "The Circuit" to learn more about e-waste.

Data provided by MIT Senseable City Lab and the Basel Action Network. Graphic by Jason Bernert. Map tiles by Leaflet and ArcGIS./OPB