Social Life Cycle Inventory and Impact Assessment of Informal recycling of Electronic ICT Waste in Pakistan

@inproceedings{Umair2012SocialLC,
  title={Social Life Cycle Inventory and Impact Assessment of Informal recycling of Electronic ICT Waste in Pakistan},
  author={Shakila Umair and Anna Bj{\"o}rklund and Elisabeth Ekener Petersen},
  year={2012}
}
In order to meet the growing needs of information and communication technology, companies are producing new and improved products every day. With every new product in the market another product becomes obsolete. These obsolete products are being added to the world’s fastest growing waste stream. 20-50 million computers become waste each year. It has been estimated that 20% of electronic waste is formally recycled, while 80% is shipped to developing countries where it is recycled informally… CONTINUE READING
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