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Introduction to E-Waste Management

  • Author(s): Lakshmi Raghupathy
  • Size: 160 mm x 240 mm
  • Pages: 350
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Publishing Status: Forthcoming
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9789386530196
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.625.00 / US $44.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 562.00 / US $39.00

Book Details

With the availability of new technology, electronic equipment are discarded at regular intervals. These electronic equipment contain toxic and carcinogenic compounds that pose a threat to the environment. Introduction to E-Waste Management discusses types of e-waste and their characterization. The book details the global e-waste regulations such as Basel Convention and E-Waste Management Rules 2016. In addition, e-waste recycling and their environmentally sound management are discussed in detail. It also provides an overview of the business models for e-waste management. The other topics discussed include restrictions on use of hazardous substances, e-waste handling, sustainable e-waste management among others.

Table of Contents

    INTRODUCTION TO E-WASTE MANAGEMENT

    Chapter 1 – INTRODUCTION

    1.1 Preamble
    1.2 What is e-waste
    1.3 E-waste Sources and generation
    1.4 Growth of Electrical and Electronics Industry in India
    1.5 Global Context of e-waste Management
    1.6 Indian Scenario on e-waste Management

    Chapter 2 – E-WASTE

    2.1 E-waste Definition
    2.2 Classification of e-waste
    2.3 Characterization of e-waste
     
    Chapter 3 – REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

    3.1 Global e-waste Regulations
    3.2 Waste Electronics and Electrical Equipment (WEEE Directive 82)
    3.3 International norms – Basel Convention
    3.4 Evolution of e-waste regulations in India
    3.5 E-waste Management Rules 2016 (amendments to 2011 Rules)
    3.6 Regulatory Compliance Mechanisms
    3.7 E-waste Management Guidelines

    Chapter 4 – EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR)

    4.1 E-waste – A post Consumer Waste
    4.2 E-waste Value Chain
    4.3 E-waste Collection Systems
    4.4 Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
    4.5 Collective Responsibility
    4.6 Producer Responsible Organization (PRO) 

    Chapter 5 – E-WASTE HANDLING

    5.1 Characterization & Classification
    5.2 Packaging and Labelling
    5.3 Transportation
    5.4 Storage
    5.6 Safety in Handling – Precautionary Principles

    Chapter 6 – RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (ROHS)

    6.1 Hazardous substances in e-waste
    6.2 Global ROHS compliances (ROHS Directive 84)
    6.3 ROHS compliance requirements in India

    Chapter 7 – E-WASTE RECYCLING

    7.1 E-waste Recycling Operations
    7.2 Dismantling & Segregation
    7.3 Recycling & Recovery
    7.4 Recycling Technologies
    7.5 E-waste recycling practices in India & challenges
    7.6 Role of informal sector in e-waste management
    7.7 Procedures for setting up e-waste recycling facilities

    Chapter 8 – ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND MANAGEMENT OF E-WASTE

    8.1 Environmentally Sound Management (ESM)
    8.2 Environmentally Sound Technologies (EST)
    8.3 Approach towards effective management systems for e-waste
    8.4 Strategic planning for e-waste management system
    8.5 Viable Models for e-waste Management Systems

    Chapter 9 – ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL ISSUES

    9.1 Stakeholders in e-waste value chain
    9.2 Environmental Health Issues 
    9.3 Informal Sector Engagement
    9.4 Formalization of Informal Sector
    9.5 Skill Development
    9.6 Adoption of Safe Practices
    9.7 Public Awareness

    Chapter 10 – CASE STUDIES

    10.1 Global Case studies – [EU, Japan, China]
    10.2 Indian Case studies – [Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad]
    10.3 Success Stories in four cities
    10.4 Comparative Models – India and EU or any other

    Chapter 11 – BUSINESS MODELS FOR E-WASTE MANAGEMENT  

    11.1 Economics of E-waste Recycling
    11.2 Channelization mechanisms for e-waste
    11.3 Financing mechanisms
    11.4 Public Private Partnership
    11.5 Parity in Import/export regulations 

    Chapter 12 – SUSTAINABILE E-WASTE MANAGEMENT

    12.1 3R Principle of Reduce Reuse and Recycle
    12.2 Resource Recovery
    12.3 Circular Economy
    12.4 Reduction in carbon emissions
    12.5 Authorized repair and refurbishment

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    INDEX

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