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  • By: twana kan3an ako baram nabaz hama
  • content  What is Electronic Waste? How these become E-Waste? Why E-Waste a problem? Constituents of E-Waste E-Waste Disposal WEEE Directive What should be done?
  • What is Electronic Waste? It is the term usedto describeold, end-of-life ordiscardedappliances usingelectricity andbattery.
  • How these become E-Waste? Changes and Advancement in technologyChanges in fashion, style, and statusAttractive offers from manufacturers Changing configurationSmall life of equipments
  • Why E-Waste A Problem? Composed of Hazardous MaterialsProducts are quickly obsolete and discardedElectronic products are difficult to recycleDiscarded electronics are managed badlyMost e-waste goes to LandfillsMost recyclers don’t recycle , they exportPrison recycling : High Tech Chain Gang
  • Constituents Of E-Waste Hazardous materialsValuable materials
  • E-Waste Disposal MethodsRecycleLandfillIncinerationReuse
  • E-Waste Recycling Recycling is defined astheassembling, developing,promoting, or buying ofnew products, which areprepared from wastematerials.
  • Land filling Land fill is also known as dump, is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatment.
  • Incineration  It is a controlled and complete combustion process, in which the waste material is burned in specially designed incinerators at a high temperature (900-1000oC). Incinerator
  • Re-Use It constitutes direct use or use after slight modifications to the original functioning equipment.
  • WEEE Directive Waste Electrical and ElectronicEquipment Directive introduced in January 2007. aims to reduce the amount of electrical and electronic equipment being produced to encourage everyone to reuse, recycle and recover it. Weee symbol
  • What should be done? Proper laws and policies should be madeAwareness among consumers and manufacturersRecycling should be preferredProducts should be made recyclableMake usage of recycled productsdo not throw away old equipments
  • References  A report on “Managing Electronics Waste (2007). Dumping old TV, First read the rule”, The Hindustan Times, New Delhi Edition, , 15 October, p.1 http://www.industelegraph.com/story/2005/9/2/33438/ 17285. S. Chatterjee and Krishna Kumar (2009). “Effective electronic waste management and recycling process involving formal and non-formal sectors” Gao Z, Li J, Zhang HC (2004). Electronics and the Environment, IEEE International Symposium pp.234-241. Informal electronic waste recycling: A sector review with special focus on China Xinwen Chi a,⇑, Martin Streicher-Porte b, Mark Y.L. Wang a, Markus A. Reuter c Contribution to resource conservation by reuse of electrical and electronic household appliances Nina Truttm nn, Helmut Rechberger .
  • Thank you