Environmental Impact on Electronic Waste

Prasad, Sanjay (2010) Environmental Impact on Electronic Waste. In: Electronic Waste, 2010, NML, Jamshedpur.

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Electronic waste are generating all over the world. Due to large amount of electronic items used in the recent past, a huge amount of electronic waste has dumped on the earth. Because of hazardous contents in the waste it is difficult for the environment to tolerate. This paper contains the different aspects of environment which has been created by electronic wastes. Mercury, lead, nickel, arsenic, tetrachloride, xylenes, tolune, styrene and methylene are most harmful to human health especially at high concentrations. These are very harmful substances and these are one kind of pollutants. It creates problem in the environment and pollute our water, earth and trees. Large amount of plastic generated by computer is also one kind of problem. The organic substances containing tetra-chloride, xylenes, toluene and styrene are creating problem in air. A suitable management of these waste alongwith recycling will solve the problem

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Official URL/DOI:http://eprints.nmlindia.org/5712
Uncontrolled Keywords:Electronic waste; Environmental impact; Pollution
Divisions:Metal Extraction and Forming
ID Code:5712
Deposited By:Sahu A K
Deposited On:04 Jul 2012 16:45
Last Modified:19 Aug 2015 14:47
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