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E-Waste : Implications Regulations and Management in India and Current Global Best Practices

Rakesh Johri

Published by Teri Press, New Delhi, 2008
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Contents Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Contributors. I. Current status in India and Europe status economics and projections 1. Global e waste growth/Amit Jain. 2. Dark shadows of digitization on Indian horizon/Satish Sinha. 3. E waste generation mitigation and a case study Delhi/Subhankar Basu. 4. Whither e waste in India the Indo German Swiss initiative/Rachna Arora Ulrike Killguss Asish Chaturvedi and David Rochat. II. WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) toxicity and health perspective 5. Hazardous substances in waste electrical and electronic equipment toxicity and release/Alexander Janz and Bernd Bilitewski. 6. Occupational and environmental health perspectives of e waste recycling in India a review/Atanu Sarkar. III. E waste regulation Indian and international status 7. E waste legislation in the European union and the Basel Convention/Tzvi Levinson Christina Folman and Julia Lietzmann. 8. Regulating e waste a review of the international and national legal framework on e waste/M.P. Ram Mohan Iti Garg and Gayatri Kumar. 9. Extended producer responsibility a key tool for international rules and regulations on e waste/Emmanouil Dimitrakakis and Evangelos Gidarakos. IV. Recycling technologies for e waste 10. Optimal planning for computer waste/Poonam Khanijo and Arvind K Nema. 11. Recycling of e scrap in a global environment opportunities and challenges/Ing. Christian Hageluken. 12. Technologies for recovery of resources from electronic waste/K.V. Rajeshwari. Annexure Guidelines for environmentally sound management of e waste. Index. E waste is among the fastest growing waste streams across the world today fuelled by exponential growth in the use of electronic equipment especially PCs (Personal computers) and their rapid rate of obsolescence. The disposal of e waste is a major problem because of the presence of toxic elements such as lead mercury and cadmium. The backyard recycling operations are mostly rudimentary in nature causing extensive damage to both the environment and the human health. Therefore there is an urgent need to adopt an environment friendly and simple technology for recycling these wastes. There is also a need to create awareness among stakeholders including workers involved in e waste recycling units. The book addresses these and also covers international best practices and regulations on e waste. The book is designed to fulfill the much awaited need for a handy scientific and easy to understand comprehensive handbook for professionals hardware developers PC manufacturing companies IT (Information Technology) companies ministries corporate houses policy makers researchers small scale enterprises engineering colleges schools non governmental organizations banks and recyclers. Besides the sheer breadth of the topics covered ample case studies using data for India make this book a relevant and an authentic reference book. 356 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 70057

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Title: E-Waste : Implications Regulations and ...

Publisher: Teri Press, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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