Managing Electronic Waste
  • Release Date : 01 March 2010
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 12 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781437924671
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Download or read book entitled Managing Electronic Waste by author: Linda Luther which was release on 01 March 2010 and published by DIANE Publishing with total page 12 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Electronic waste (e-waste) refers to obsolete, broken, electronic devices like TVs, CPUs, computer monitors, laptops, printers, scanners, and wiring. E-waste has become a concern due to the high volumes in which it is generated, the hazardous constituents it often contains (such as lead, mercury, and chromium), and the lack of reg¿s. applicable to its disposal or recycling. Contents of this report: (1) Impacts of E-Waste Exports; (2) Domestic E-Waste Disposal; Waste Vol.; Hazardous Constituents; (3) E-Waste Mgmt. Require.: Relevant Waste Disposal Require.; Recycling and Export Require.; (4) Factors Influencing E-Waste Exporting: Costly and Complex Domestic Recycling Processes; Limited Domestic Infrastructure and High Demand Abroad. Illus.