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Waste electrical and electronic equipment
Authors: Ampeliotis, Konstantinos
Reviewer: Gkousia, Maria
Subject: ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > WASTE WATER TREATMENT
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Keywords:
Weee
Appliances
Toxic Metals
Recycling
Recovery
Description:
Abstract:
Waste of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) describe the final stage of the life cycle of household electrical appliances. WEEE constitute the fastest developing waste stream worldwide. the aim of this chapter is to present the main materials found in WEEE (both useful that have to be recovered and toxic that have to be removed). The environmental impacts generated by the uncontrolled management of WEEE are discussed and data are presented focusing on Greece but also on the global WEEE management. The alternative management of WEEE based on the extended producer responsibility is explained. Finally, the technological developments on precious metals recovery from WEEE are discussed.
Table of Contents:
Introduction
WEEE composition
The alternative management of WEEE in Greece
WEEE treatment
The proper way of WEEE management by consumers
References
Linguistic Editors: Tsiadimou, Anastasia
Technical Editors: Bozionelos, Gavriil
Graphic Editors: Bozionelos, Gavriil
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Spatial Coverage: Greece, Europe, Globe
Temporal Coverage: Present time, Future
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/3019
Bibliographic Reference: Ampeliotis, K. (2015). Waste electrical and electronic equipment [Chapter]. In Ampeliotis, K., & Sdrali, D. 2015. HOUSEHOLD TECHNOLOGY [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/11419/3019
Language: Greek
Consists of: 1. Επεξεργασία ΑΗΗΕ
Is Part of: HOUSEHOLD TECHNOLOGY
Technical Requirement: This chapter includes an .mp4 video
Version: 1st edition
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions