The human cost of electronics


How much an iPhone or any other top of the line smartphone costs you ? 20% of your monthly wage ? 30% ?

The video below is an eye opener for anyone who thinks that he pays too much for electronic devices.

Unfortunately some people pay with their health or worse with their life for having the “privilege” to work in factory producing these smartphones.

There are also more insights on this subject in the articles below :

1.) The Guardian – “Apple urged to stop using harmful chemicals in its factories”
2.) Fast Company – “A day in the life of an iPhone Factory Worker”
3.) BBC – “‘Poisoned’ Chinese workers turn to Apple for help”
4.) Upworthy – “Ever Heard Of Benzene Poisoning? Me Neither. But Samsung And Apple Have”

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