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E-Waste Vol. 2: E-waste Management Manual

dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programme
dc.descriptionThis manual aims to build the capacity of practitioners and policy makers for preparing and developing WEEE/E-waste management systems. It summarizes current practices in developed and developing countries on WEEE/E-waste management, the technologies for E-waste management (collection, transportation, treatment and disposal) and the important pre-requisites for effective and sustainable WEEE/E-waste management. A conceptual approach for developing regulatory systems for E-waste management has been provided for policy makers. Current practices for E-waste management have been reviewed from developed and developing countries. Financial viability of E-waste management has been discussed for effective and sustainable E-waste management. A case study from a developing country, which describes each aspect of E-waste management including techno-economic feasibility of establishing E-waste treatment facility is also presented.
dc.subjectelectronic scrap
dc.subjectconsumer waste
dc.subjectwaste analysis
dc.subjectwaste collection
dc.subjectwaste treatment
dc.subjectwaste disposal
dc.subjectwaste dumping
dc.subjectwaste legislation
dc.subjectwaste management
dc.subjectwaste prevention
dc.subjectwaste recycling
dc.subject.classificationClimate Change
dc.titleE-Waste Vol. 2: E-waste Management Manual
dc.typeReports and Books
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 8 - Good Jobs and Economic Growth
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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