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To deal with the inadequate disposal of e-waste, many states have instituted bans on its disposal in municipal landfills. However, the effectiveness of e-waste bans does not seem to have been analyzed yet. This paper starts addressing this gap. Using data
Published: 01/01/2010 by Daniela C.A. Pigosso, Evelyn T. Zanette, Americo Guelere Filho, Aldo R. Ometto, Henrique Rozenfeld in Current Research
Understanding the product's `end-of-life' is important to reduce the environmental impact of the products' final disposal. When the initial stages of product development consider end-of-life aspects, which can be established by ecodesign
This brief white paper touches on processing, conveying, sorting and separation equipment being used to convert end of life electronics devices to usable form by extracting components and raw materials.
Data erasure from solid state drives v. hard disk drives presents different challenges that will become mmore important as SSD popularity grows.
Published: 10/09/2013 by Andrea Undri, Luca Rosi, Marco Frediani, Piero Frediani in Current Research
Waste or contaminated polyolefins were disposed through microwave assisted pyrolysis (MAP) using tires or carbonaceous char as microwave (MW) absorber. High density polyethylene (HDPE) was converted into waxy products when standard heating was employed. H
Published: 09/01/2010 by Hongmei Wang, Yuan Zhang, Qian Liu, Feifei Wang, Jing Nie, Yan Qian in Current Research
Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) released from e-waste related activities may affect the health of local people. Assessing the impact of e-waste exposure during recycling and dismantling activities on local people's thyroid hormone levels ...
China has set a goal of establishing a Circular Economy policy for recycling resources in the near future. To further efforts to build a circular society, we analyzed the current status of E-waste recycling and related social issues, including the case of
Using Hampshire County Council (HCC) as a case study, this paper evaluates and discusses the estimated impacts of the so-called digital switchover (DSO) (scheduled for 2012 in Hampshire) on Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in England and the UK.
Published: 09/26/2014 by Jong-Eun Park, Young-Yeul Kang, Woo-Il Kim, Tae-Wan Jeon, Sun-Kyoung Shin, Mi-Jeong Jeong, Jong-Guk in Current Research
The emission rates of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) from electric/electronic products during their use and disposal were estimated. E-wastes, including televisions and refrigerators, gathered at recycling centers were also analyzed to estimate th
The air pollution generated at electronics waste dismantling sites may have a dangerous impact on the health of nearby residents.
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