Offbeat Pictures of The Week - June 6


An Indian worker sorts defunct keyboards at Ash Recyclers, a... News PhotoBangalore,Computer Keyboard,E-Waste,Environment,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Government,Horizontal,India,Occupation,Permission - Concept,Recycling,Stability,World Environment DayPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Indian worker sorts defunct keyboards at Ash Recyclers, a government approved e-waste management firm in Bangalore on June 5, 2013, the World Environment Day. India sits on a huge mound of e-waste as annually an estimated 800,000 tons are generated giving a new dimension to the already difficult scenario of solid waste management in the country. According to senior scientist of the Ministry of Environment and Forest, NLNS Prasad, as many as 65 cities, headed by Mumbai, contribute more than 60 per cent of the total e-waste generated in the country. AFP PHOTO/Manjunath KIRAN (Photo credit should read Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)