Tainted Tin: The Deadly Cost of Smart Phones

Upgrading your smart phone may be cool, but there is a hidden cost: human lives and environmental degradation. The rapid growth of the electronics industry worldwide has increased demand for tin. Almost half of all tin produced used in smartphones, iPads, and flat screen TVs. And much it comes from Bangka Island in Indonesia. The Ecologist Film Unit travels to the region to investigate the true cost of smart phones.

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