Hazards of e-waste

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HAZARDS OF :

HAZARDS OF E-WASTE BY K.RAMYA 09 IT 043

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WHAT IS E-WASTE?

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Electronic waste or e-waste is “any broken or unwanted electrical or electronic appliance”. E-waste includes computers, entertainment electronics, mobile phones and other items that have been discarded by their original users.

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“Today's Electronic Gadgets, Tomorrow’s Electronic Waste”

Why Is E-Waste A Problem?:

Rapid Technology Changes Increased Consumer Electronic Purchases More eWaste More Hazardous Materials Landfilled Increasing Human Health Risks Why Is E-Waste A Problem?

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IT & Telecom Equipments Large Household Appliances Small Household Appliances Consumer & Lighting Equipments Electrical & Electronic Tools Toys & Sports Equipment Medical Devices Monitoring & Control Instruments Sources of WEEE

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Cadmium in batteries Lead in solder joints Plastics in cables

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The total e-waste discarded around the world 50 million tons per year

What Are Toxic Components?:

What Are Toxic Components?

E-Waste in landfills:

eWaste constitutes 40% of lead and 70% of heavy metals in landfills Daily Cover Refuse Cell Leachate Collection Plastic Liner Clay Barrier E-Waste in landfills

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

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BURNING OF E-WASTE POLLUTION

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GREEN ENVIRONMENT LAND IS DESTROYED

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WASTE NEAR WATER GROUND WATER CONTAMINATION

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How to reduce e-Waste? Reuse Recycle Recover Reduce

RECYCLING PROCESS…:

Chemical dust is collected Hand picking Crushing of heavy bodies Shaking the pieces RECYCLING PROCESS…

RECYCLING PROCESS…:

Seperation of lead glasses Eddy current seperation Magnetic seperation RECYCLING PROCESS…

LEGISLATION:

E-waste components, which are hazardous in nature need to be covered under the preview of The Hazardous Waste (Management and handling) Rules 2003 The Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 The Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 . LEGISLATION

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