The Story of Electronics employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution's collateral damage—25 million tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers and a public left holding the bill. Host Annie Leonard takes viewers from the mines and factories where our gadgets begin to the horrific backyard recycling shops in China where many end up. The film concludes with a call for a green 'race to the top' where designers compete to make long-lasting, toxic-free products that are fully and easily recyclable
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The blood of children in rural Guiyu, China, a notorious e-waste
scavenging site, contained lead at twice the acceptable level set by the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, according to a 2007
study conducted by Shantou University.