E-waste Management and Resource Recovery in Vietnam

  title={E-waste Management and Resource Recovery in Vietnam},
  author={N. Thang and Duong Thi Phuong Anh},
E-waste has become an emerging issue in Vietnam due to the rapid increase of generated volume and its harmful effects. It has been estimated that there are 61,000–113,000 tons of e-waste generated in 2010, mainly from households. Resource recovery of e-waste has brought high profits of valuable metals; however, recycling practices are mainly dismantling for refurbishment or recovery of valuable parts, which is implemented by informal sector in craft villages and caused negative impacts on the… Expand
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