This study sought to investigate the harmful effects of the processes of extraction of metals and other parts from used fridges, freezers and air-conditioners. The harmful effects such as the depletion of the ozone layer, pollution of water bodies, poisonous effects of lead, cadmium in infrared detectors, mercury in the thermostats batteries and switches among which are harmful on humans, water bodies and ozone layer.
Michael Acquaye, S.O.B Oppong and L. Gyansah (2020); The Impact Of Used Imported Fridges, Freezers And Air-Conditioners On The Environment. A Case Study Of The Accra Metropolis /2014, The Year In Review; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
10(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.12.2020.p10821