Electronic waste management approaches: an overview.

@article{Kiddee2013ElectronicWM,
  title={Electronic waste management approaches: an overview.},
  author={Peeranart Kiddee and Ravi Naidu and Ming-hung Wong},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={1237-50}
}
Electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest-growing pollution problems worldwide given the presence if a variety of toxic substances which can contaminate the environment and threaten human health, if disposal protocols are not meticulously managed. This paper presents an overview of toxic substances present in e-waste, their potential environmental and human health impacts together with management strategies currently being used in certain countries. Several tools including life cycle… CONTINUE READING
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