Blood Coltan Documentary
Do you recycle your cell phones? It's a great practice for insuring that toxic materials in those old phones don't make their way into the environment. But what about the other side of the cell phone lifecycle? Do you know where the materials come from?
It turns out that many of the minerals in that phone have an ugly story behind them, similar to that of blood diamonds. Join the Umass Student Anti-Genocide Coalition (STAND) and the Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. as we reveal some of the truths behind the mineral "Coltan", a necessary ingredient for cell phone use. We will be showing a 1-hour documentary and hold a small discussion afterwards. This is a very enlightening event, don't miss it!