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    electronic waste (e-waste) recycling and material recovery, while it is intended to provide background and sector/documents/publication/wcms_pdf. Regional E-waste Monitor: East and Southeast Asia,. United Nations University Access online: neusihelcodi.tk Introduction. ORG ISSN 8 International Journal of Advance Research, neusihelcodi.tk Volume 1, Issue 8,August , Online: ISSN ELECTRONIC WASTE .

    Angelakoglou and D. Received 31 August ; Accepted 9 October Abstract In this paper the environmental problems related with the discarded electronic appliances, known as e-waste, are reviewed. Moreover, the current and the future production of e-waste, the potential environmental problems associated with their disposal and management practices are discussed whereas the existing e-waste management schemes in Greece and other countries Japan, Switzerland are also quoted. Keywords: e-waste management, environmental pollution, recycling. This trend regards in- www. Table 2.

    Informal recycling or disposing of such items pose serious threat to human health and the environment. Strict enforcement of waste disposal laws are needed along with the implementation of health assessment studies to mitigate inappropriate management of end-of-life electronic wastes in developing countries.

    Keywords: e-waste, environmental impact, health effects, Indian scenario Introduction India has observed monumental progress in information and communication technology, leading to a tremendous increase in electronic equipment usage, especially of computers and mobile phones. The expansion of production and consumption of electronic equipment has been exponential over the last two decades.

    E-waste management poses a great challenge due to growing quantities of waste. E-waste is one of the most complex waste streams due to a wide variety of products including assembled or highly integrated systems.

    In developing countries like India, e-waste units engage men, women and children for sorting and recovery of the materials without adopting protection and safeguards measures. Motivated by the minimization of environmen- their own facilities or collaborate with other producers to create tal effects caused by the generated e-waste, many technological and operate such facilities. E-waste coming from residencies are changes have been effectuated. The following are indicated: collected when these products are not used anymore or when con- sumers download new ones.

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    Some indicative results of the above pressures are: They plan the disassembly by reducing the number of the plastic resins in their products and reuse their parts [28]. This legislation also directs striction on Hazardous Substances. This system Summarizing the above, e-waste separation from the rest of solid is an example for the individual responsibility of producers, from waste and their recycling for the recovery of valuable raw materi- the moment they have the natural and inancial responsibility for als and basic metals is essential.

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