Inconsistencies of e-waste management in developing nations - Facts and plausible solutions.

  title={Inconsistencies of e-waste management in developing nations - Facts and plausible solutions.},
  author={Anjani Ravi Kiran Gollakota and Sneha Gautam and Chi-min Shu},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},

An overview of E-waste, its management practices and legislations in present Indian context

E-waste coming out from the electronic sector of the entire world is harming the world's environment. There has been a pattern of a substantial increase in the production of E-waste worldwide. This

Analysis of environmental sustainability of e-waste in developing countries — a case study from Pakistan

The electronic waste generation rate is increasing drastically at a rate of 3 to 5% per year in developing countries. The aim of this study is to analyze the environmental sustainability and economic

Electronic Waste in Egypt and Material Recovery Economics

In Egypt, enormous amount of e-waste is generated yearly, It was evaluated as 586 k tons in 2019 with an increasing rate of 5.71%, which double the increase in population. The generated e-waste per

Ecotoxicity of Plastics from Informal Waste Electric and Electronic Treatment and Recycling

The LCA evaluation confirmed that the plastic re-use in the construction sector has a lower toxicity impact on the environment and human health than common landfilling and incineration practices and shows that the unregulated handling and dismantling activities, as well as the re-used practices, contribute significantly to the impact of WEEE plastic treatments.

Untapped Aspects of Waste Management versus Green Deal Objectives

Smart waste management is an important tool for energy and resource conservation, and the related recycling and reuse policies are conducive to a positive impact on the ecological footprint. Since



Generation and management of electrical–electronic waste (e-waste) in Turkey

Today, technology is characterized with speed and consistent improvement concepts. The speed of this change and improvement causes devices out of date in a short time, and creates a new waste type

E-waste: a problem or an opportunity? Review of issues, challenges and solutions in Asian countries

  • S. HeratP. Agamuthu
  • Business
    Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA
  • 2012
This article aims to present a review of challenges and issues faced by Asian countries in managing their e-waste in a sustainable way.

E-waste management in the Philippines

Electrical and electronic equipment are omnipresent (EEE). The demand for newer, more efficient and effective technol- ogy has led to the increase of EEE usage. When these gadgets become obsolete,

Extended producer responsibility and e-waste management: do institutions matter ?

WEEE (waste from electrical and electronic equipment, known also as e-waste) is the fastest growing category of waste with 50 million tons generated worldwide each year and it increases at a rate of

E-Waste Recycling In India – Bridging The Gap Between The Informal And Formal Sector

Electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. According to a recent study carried out by MAIT and GTZ in 2007 about 380,000 tons of e-waste are

Environmental Management of E-waste