e-Waste management scenarios in Malaysia

e-Waste management scenarios in Malaysia. Journal of Waste Management, 2014: 609169. pp. 1-7. (2014)


e-Waste, or electronic waste, disposal that is uncontrolled can be harmful to human health and the environment because e-waste contains toxic substances and heavy metals. However, if the waste is properly managed, it can become a business opportunity that produces high returns because e-waste also contains valuable materials, such as gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. The government of Malaysia wants to ensure the safe, effective, and economically beneficial management of e-waste in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Waste management, e-Waste, Electronic waste, Toxic substances, Hazardous waste
Taxonomy: By Subject > Applied Sciences > Environmental Technology
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Farleen Azrina Zamberi
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2021 23:57
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2021 02:30
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