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October , 2014
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Challenges to sustainable e-waste recycling

Source: Blog.chron.com, Date: October , 2014

Everybody consumes electronic items, so everybody generates electronic waste. Electronic waste — also known as e-waste or the waste of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) — can be hazardous for the environment if the materials present are not managed appropriately. WEEE is the kind of waste with a high growth rate. This is because of the increased pace of technology development and the push for consumers to purchase the newest computer, television, refrigerator, washing machine or mobile phone model. But what happens to the old model?

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