Sustainability issues in circuit board recycling

  title={Sustainability issues in circuit board recycling},
  author={Jens Brnbech Legarth and Leo Alting and Gian Luca Baldo},
The resource recovery and environmental impact issues of printed circuit board recycling by secondary copper smelters are discussed. Guidelines concerning material selection for circuit board manufacture and concerning the recycling processes are given to enhance recovery efficiency and to lower the impacts on the external environment from recycling.