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Electronic Waste Management in Ghana - Issues and Practices

Oteng-Ababio, Martin;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2012
  • Publisher: InTech
Man has always been proficient producer of waste; however, towards the end of the 20th century saw the upsurge of a new, noxious clutter: the electronic detritus that has come to be known as e-waste. The consumption of electronics: televisions, computers, cell phones, video games, iPods, etc has increased over the last few years, making the electronic industry the world’s largest and fastest growing enterprise [1]. The boom in the consumption of electronic products also come with a price to be paid –the management of the end-of-use products, or the e-waste. According to UN estimates, between 20 to 50 million tonnes of ewaste are generated worldwide annually, acc...
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