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Recycling mobile phone impact on life cycle assessment

Soo, Vi Kie; Doolan, Matthew

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Electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world due to the rapid pace of technology enhancement and development. The exponential growth of e-waste contributes to a rapid increase in the rate of contaminants and waste entering landfills. This paper assesses the waste produced from the recycling of mobile phones in different countries highlighting the material flows and the amount of waste released to the environment. A comparison of mobile phone Printed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74491
Source: Procedia CIRP
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2014.06.005

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