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Significance of Electronic Waste Management for Sustainable Industrial Production

  • Rishabh Kumar Saran
  • Shashikant YadavEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)

Abstract

We review the type of toxic substances that exist in e-waste, their impact on environment, health of human beings, and management approaches that are being used to manage e-waste in some developed countries. Several tools like Material Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA), and Flow Analysis (MFA) are being used for the management of e-waste in developed countries. Multiple tools working together coherently are required to resolve the e-waste problem.

Keywords

E-waste management Life cycle assessment Multi-criteria analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology, MumbaiBombayIndia
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringDr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology JalandharPunjabIndia

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