waste electronics Books

  • Electronic Waste Management

    Electronic waste includes such items as TVs, computers, LCD and plasma displays, and mobile phones, as well as a wide range of household, medical and industrial equipment which are simply discarded as new technologies become available. Huge and growing quantities of waste are discarded every year and this waste contains toxic and carcinogenic ...

  • 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition (WASTECON) Proceedings (2002) - HC or CD

    Topics covered at the 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition include: Buying Recycled; Collection; Communications Education & Marketing; Contracting for Solid Waste Services; Emerging Legal Trends in Waste Management; International MSW Practice and Solutions; Landfill Gas Control; Landfill Gas Utilization; Landfill Management; Planning and Management; ...

  • High Tech Trash

    The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie ...

  • Universal Waste Handbook

    Does your facility generate any waste batteries, light bulbs, mercury-containing equipment, or pesticides? All personnel who handle these wastes must be trained to manage them in compliance with the regulations and know what to do in an emergency. Moreover, many states classify additional wastes as universal wastes, such as paint, electronic ...

  • Global Life Cycle Impact Assessments of Material Shifts

    Planet Earth is under stress from various environmental factors, increasing the importance of being able to estimate the environmental costs associated with dynamic material shifts. Such shifts are occurring in the electronics industry and the most famous recent example is the introduction of lead-free solders. Global Life Cycle Impact Assessments ...

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