A material flow analysis on current electrical and electronic waste disposal from Hong Kong households.

  title={A material flow analysis on current electrical and electronic waste disposal from Hong Kong households.},
  author={Winifred Ka-Yan Lau and Shan-shan Chung and Chan Zhang},
  journal={Waste management},
  volume={33 3},
A material flow study on five types of household electrical and electronic equipment, namely television, washing machine, air conditioner, refrigerator and personal computer (TWARC) was conducted to assist the Government of Hong Kong to establish an e-waste take-back system. This study is the first systematic attempt on identifying key TWARC waste disposal outlets and trade practices of key parties involved in Hong Kong. Results from two questionnaire surveys, on local households and private e… CONTINUE READING


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