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Authors Environmental Protection Agency & Sustainable Recycling Industries Year 2018 Abstract The Technical Guidelines on Environmentally Sound E-Waste Management for Collectors, Collection Centers, Transporters, Treatment Facilities and Final Disposal in Ghana have been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
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Authors Michael Gasser, Hannah Hüdepohl, Arthur Haarman Year 2018 Abstract This report presents a feasibility study for developing a certification scheme for sustainably recycled plastic flakes and granules in India. Such a scheme would ensure that the services provided by sustainable recyclers...
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Authors Toxics Link Year 2017 Abstract Previous studies on BFR in WEEE plastic in India indicated the presence of BFR in plastic and how the entire plastic chain was getting contaminated as BFR contaminated plastic was not segregated. This report explores other...
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Authors Sustainable Recycling Industries Year 2016 Abstract This document is an attempt to explain the process of cement kiln co-processing for non -recyclable hazardous plastic waste and guidelines for successful co-processing of waste stream. The content is more of various...
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Authors Sandra Méndez-Fajardo, Heinz Böni, Carlos Hernández, Mathias Schluep, Sonia Valdivia Year 2017 Abstract This guide presents a methodology that facilitates the design of sustainable WEEE management policies in developing countries. A systems approach entails a profound understanding of the...
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Authors Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible (MADS) Year 2017 Abstract The e-waste Policy sets the strategy that the country will follow over the next 15 years in an integral management of e-waste by establishing four fundamental objectives: 1) consumer...
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Authors International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Year 2017 Abstract IWA 19:2017 provides a global framework for the sustainable management of secondary metals. The framework includes sustainability and traceability requirements for metals recovered. IWA 19:2017 guides economic operators of secondary metals...
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Authors Daniel Kroiss Year 2016 Abstract In India, hundreds of thousands of people make a living by collecting, sorting, and recycling valuable plastic materials recovered from waste. The material basis for this mostly informal economy is provided by rising levels...
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Authors Arthur Haarman, Michael Gasser Year 2016 Abstract Plastics from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) often contain potentially toxic substances such as brominated flame retardants and heavy metals. The recycling of such hazardous plastic fractions is severely restricted by...
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Authors Sampson Atiemo, Lambert Faabeluon, Andreas Manhart, Letitia Nyaaba, Tobias Schleicher Year 2016 Abstract This report was produced within the framework of the Ghanaian part of the programme on Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI). Based on field investigations in Ghana this report contains an overview on...
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