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E-Waste Management

Avvannavar, Santosh M and Shrihari, Surathkal (2008) E-Waste Management. In: Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 6 (4). pp. 309-312.

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E-waste is a new term coined in the market of hazardous substances. It has taken a new bourgeoning route since the boom of Information Technology (IT). The problems regarding the transportation, handling and dispose have to be tackled at the earliest as it might cause detrimental effects on environment. Presently in India there is no distinct and lucid regulation(s) regarding e-waste management. There should one stop solution! In the present paper, some of the Technical and E-Management Strategies that can be implemented by adopting 4 R’s policy -reduce, recovery, recycle and reuse are discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Environmental Engineering and Management Journal
Publisher: Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to “Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania.
Keywords: E-waste;4 Rs policy;E-Management
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Centre for Sustainable Technologies (formerly ASTRA)
Date Deposited: 14 May 2008
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2008 13:22
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/13939

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