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E-WASTE

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Transcript of E-WASTE

design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
what's E-waste
categories of E-waste
components of E-waste
Dangers of E-waste
The benefits of E-waste
Possible solutions to the complex e-waste problem
Steps of recycling
E-waste wheel of life
Green design
content
what's e-waste??
Household appliances
IT and Telecoms equipment
Lighting equipment
electronic tools
Toys, leisure and sports equipment
Medical devices
Monitoring and control instruments
Categories of E-Waste

Fe and steel
Non-ferrous metals
Glass
Plastic
Electronic components
Others (rubber, wood, ceramics, …)

Components of E-Waste:
E-WASTE
electronic waste is
a combination of used
or unwanted electronic products
that have exceeded their shelf life.
Introduction:
Rapid technology changes
more E-waste
increased consumer electronic purchases

More hazardous materials
landfilled
released substances during recycling
Original constituents of equipment
(lead and mercury)
substances added during recovery processes
(cyanida)
substances formed by recycling
(Dioxide)
Effects of e-waste
on human health
and environment
inhalation
Dust ingestion
dermal exposure
oral intake
Human risks from E-waste
breathing difficulties
breathing difficulties
respiratory irritation

convulsions, coma and even death.


coughing, choking
pneumonitis, tremors,

skin diseases,
eye irritations
and stomach disease.
the benefits of E-waste recycling
Conserves natural resources

save energy
reduce pollution
reduce greenhouse gas
emissions
save resources by using fewer
materials from the earth.
Helps others
Donating your used electronics
benefits your community
Protects your surroundings
promotes sound management
of toxic chemicals
such as lead and mercury.
Create Jobs
for professional recyclers
and creates new markets for
a valuable components.
make your trash
your treasure
Possible solutions to the complex
e-waste problem
Local solutions:
effectiveness of local government
& the services
community participation
Workers awareness of
the effects of e-waste
financial incentive to deliver parts
to central collection sites
International solutions:
UNEP

Facility based shipment
Long-lasting products
Extended Producer Responsibility
steps of recycling
object

inputs
(raw materials)
100%
outputs
(products)
90%
Green engineering concept
reuse
return
waste
10%
recycle
E-waste wheel of life

Return
Reuse
Recycle
product waste collction with:
WEEE in Egypt
Basel Convention.
Law 4 of the Environment
Decree restricting age of import
Law Prohibiting Import of Used Telecommunication Devices

Thank you
Team members:

Nisreen Mamdouh sadek
Engy Ahmed Galal
Amira ezzat Taha
Amira Mohamed
Amira Hossam
Fatma Mohamed
under the supervisor of
D/Mostafa Osman
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