According to the Basel Convention signed in Switzerland in 1989, the international transport of household appliances and technology products, which have passed their expiration dates, has been banned. However, it was soon realized that the processing and recycling of technological equipment is a costly and long-term business. This led to the "electronic garbage" market, and according to El Mundo, this market is at a level where it can compete with the drug market.
How does this happen? Read more for details.