Identifying barriers to efficient recovery and sustainable end of life management of electronic waste

@article{Ryen2010IdentifyingBT,
  title={Identifying barriers to efficient recovery and sustainable end of life management of electronic waste},
  author={Erinn G. Ryen and Callie W Babbitt},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-1}
}
Electronic waste, or e-waste, is defined as discarded or obsolete electronic devices such as computers. E-waste presents a challenge to domestic and global waste infrastructure because of its large quantities, short product life, and decreasing product size [1]–[3]. These changes are due to constantly changing product characteristics and rapid technological innovation. E-waste is known to contain valuable materials such as gold and copper, which can generate revenue from recycling e-waste and… CONTINUE READING