Handbook of Electronic Waste Management: International Best Practices and Case Studies

Editors: Prasad, Majeti Narasimha Vara, Vithanage, Meththika and Borthakur, Anwesha
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $300.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $450.00
ISBN: 978-0-12-817030-4
Category: Technology & Engineering - Technology
Image Count: 153
Book Status: Available
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Users will find this resource to be a detailed presentation of e-waste estimation methods that also addresses both the handling of e-waste and their hazardous effect on the surrounding environment.

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Table of Contents

  • List of contributors
  • About the authors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1: An overview of treatment technologies of E-waste
  • 2: Urban mining of E-waste: treasure hunting for precious nanometals
  • 3: Biochemical hazards associated with unsafe disposal of electrical and electronic items
  • 4: Policy issues for efficient management of E-waste in developing countries
  • 5: E-waste as a challenge for public and ecosystem health
  • 6: Electrochemical enhanced metal extraction from E-waste
  • 7: Phytoremediation for E-waste contaminated sites
  • 8: Organic pollutants from E-waste and their electrokinetic remediation
  • 9: Mapping the emergence of research activities on E-waste: a scientometric analysis and an in-depth review
  • 10: Waste electrical and electronic equipment in India: diversity, flows, and resource recovery approaches
  • 11: Socio-technological challenges in formalization of E-waste recycling in India
  • 12: Electrical and electronic waste in Pakistan: the management practices and perspectives
  • 13: Challenges in E-waste management in Sri Lanka
  • 14: Electronic waste management practices in Nigeria
  • 15: E-waste recycling slum in the heart of Accra, Ghana: the dirty secrets
  • 16: E-waste situation and current practices in Brazil
  • 17: The impact of waste of electrical and electronic equipment public police in Latin America: analysis of the physical, economical, and information flow
  • 18: Environmental pollution of E-waste: generation, collection, legislation, and recycling practices in Mexico
  • 19: Improving sustainability of E-waste management through the systemic design of solutions: the cases of Colombia and Ecuador
  • 20: E-waste management in Ecuador, current situation and perspectives
  • 21: The Chilean regulation of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE): some of the challenges and opportunities to incorporate informal E-waste recyclers
  • 22: Electronic waste management in Romania: pathways for sustainable practices
  • 23: E-waste management practices in Australia
  • 24: E-waste policies in the United States: minimalistic federal action and fragmented subnational activities