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E-Life / Espresso TV.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorEspresso TV (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Espresso TV, [2017]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 19 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Introduction: E-Life (2:24); Scrap Living (2:48); Disposable Technologies (2:52); Environmental Research (3:53); E-Recycling (3:15); Identifying Toxins (3:47); E-Waste Policy (6:50); Biological Effects (4:42); Subverting International Law (5:47); Accepting Responsibility (4:45); Real Solutions (7:14); Global Consumption (2:20);
Abstract Technology has truly revolutionized the ways in which we interact with the world, but what happened to your old phone when you upgraded? Where did your broken computer or television end up? Electronic waste is one of the fastest growing environmental threats of the 21st century. This documentary follows the path of discarded electronics. It reveals the illegal trade in discarded technology, tracking it to toxic scrapyards around the world, and exposing the detrimental effects it has on the environment and the people who dismantle our waste in unsafe conditions. Through interviews with those on the frontlines, the film also discovers some remarkable people and companies trying to change the way we think about electronics, and how we consume technology.
General noteOriginally released by Espresso TV, 2017.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 02, 2018.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number165469 Infobase

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