Excessively intoxicated with technology is found in a large part of the world’s population. Attractive gadgets that feel like staples in our lives leave a devastating trail of consumption on people’s health and the environment.
In Death by Design, Sue Williams shows us the painful social and environmental face of the electronics industry. The exacerbated demand for electronic devices, fuelled by their fashions, new models and the social need for status and updating, gives fuel to a great global problem that falls heavily on the most vulnerable and the environment, that always great forgotten.
Being critical and responsible consumers with a more global and holistic vision about the world and its interrelations is fundamental to make it a better place.