In this Nov. 26, 2018, photo, a man uses a wire-stripping machine to get to the copper and other metals in discarded electronic cables in Accra, Ghana. A safer option to burning the plastic coatings that fill lungfuls of acrid air, electrical cables are fed through the blades that slit open the plastic, making it easy to reach the copper or other metal wires inside.
In this Nov. 26, 2018, photo, a man uses a wire-stripping machine to get to the copper and other metals in discarded electronic cables in Accra, Ghana. A safer option to burning the plastic coatings that fill lungfuls of acrid air, electrical cables are fed through the blades that slit open the plastic, making it easy to reach the copper or other metal wires inside. Neil Shaw AP Photo
In this Nov. 26, 2018, photo, a man uses a wire-stripping machine to get to the copper and other metals in discarded electronic cables in Accra, Ghana. A safer option to burning the plastic coatings that fill lungfuls of acrid air, electrical cables are fed through the blades that slit open the plastic, making it easy to reach the copper or other metal wires inside. Neil Shaw AP Photo