The group will accompany you throughout the manual and show you how they started their own business activities. Measuring e waste is an important step towards addressing the e waste challenge. The analysis of the policy framework implies that explicit policy targets and strong. E waste is the most rapidly growing waste problem in the world.
Therefore, despite significant recycling, e waste is. E waste includes computers, entertainment electronics, mobile phones and other items that have been discarded by their original users. Electronic waste recycling equipment by krause manufacturing. Technically, electronic waste is the component which is dumped or disposed or discarded rather than recycled, including residue. The law among others, stipulates that the country will put up an e waste recycling plant.
Emak specially developed high gain values using physical and chemical method which can project variable capacities with turnkey facilities. The different valuable metals obtained after processing are given in table ii. There is, however, no standard or generally accepted definition of e waste in the world. The scope for e waste recycling project is very good. The piles of electronic wastes across the world have gone to alltime high records, creating a need for more e waste recycling plants. Bobby jay e waste recycling, llc is an e waste recycling company that intend starting small in providence rhode island, serving smaller industries within our locations, but hope to grow big in order to compete favorably with leading e waste recycling plants in the industry both in the united states and on a global stage. A country report waste electrical and electronic equipment, which attempts to formalize e waste recycling in china by creating formal e waste collection channels, issuing treatment licenses and providing subsidies to the formal sector. The national ewaste recycling plant will play a critical role in the management of ewaste in ghana. Now administered by sustainable electronics recycling international seri, r2 has certified more than. Start your waste recycling business business manual final. Considering that the annual e waste production approximates 20mt, the total quantities of the several pollutants contained in the e waste flow result, to a great extent, in landfills or recycling centres affecting the environment andor public health. Since e waste recycling impacts environment and the product quality is also an issue, you will be required to get license for carrying out the recycling work. Keywords ewaste pcbs recycling green processes metals recovery.
Electrical and electronic waste e waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. According to a january 2019 report from the world economic forum, e waste is now the fastestgrowing waste stream in the world, with an estimated waste stream of. Pdf green processes for electronic waste recycling. The global rate of e waste recycling has been estimated at about % in 2009 jiang et al. Indigoedge different types of e waste materials and processes used for their management are laid out in table i. Indian institute of chemical engineers calcutta regional. This thesis investigates the industry of electronic waste recycling industry in. E waste is growing, and with that surge comes the need for effective electronics recycling programs. An extensive amount of waste ends up in landfill sites across the middle east. Computer equipment, monitorstvs, cell phones, batteries, stereos, etc.
In most cases, e waste comprises of the relatively expensive and essentially durable products used for data processing, telecommunications or entertainment in private households and businesses. International investigation of electronic waste recycling plant design. The details of the processing stages will vary according to whether pulp substitute grades, newsprint or packaging grades are treated. The recycling of e waste by the informal sector has brought countries in the global south raw materials e. Ghana consequently passed the hazardous and electronic waste control management bill 2016 in june, to deal with the risks of e waste. Solid waste management and recycling technology of japan.
Supporting ghana to introduce a sustainable ewaste management system. E waste is highly toxic to humans, plants, animals and has been known to contaminate water, air and soil. Mechanical treatment means the use of different sorting or separation aggregates to recover single materials for reuse from the waste stream of municipal solid waste. Resource recycling magazine, the directory of key recycling contacts, may, 1996. Computers, televisions, vcrs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. International investigation of electronic waste recycling. Electronic waste or e waste is any broken or unwanted electrical or electronic appliance. Schools can play a major part in creating awareness of proper disposal and by hosting e waste collection events. According to a recent study carried out by mait and gtz in 2007 about 30,000 8 tons of ewaste are generated annually in india and the generation of ewaste is expected to touch 470,000 tons by 2011. The 4 pieces of sorted waste are represented by 4 2x2 lego bricks of the colors red, blue, green and yellow. What is the total investment required to open an ewaste. The future of electronic waste recycling in the united states. The following page provides detailed information about the law, as well as the responsibilities of those affected by the law.
In cases where uniformity is required with regard to dealing with certain aspects or provisions of the waste. Pdf electronic waste ewaste creation is evaluated at 2050 million tons, representing. Reuse is an alternative option to recycling because it extends the lifespan of a device. Ewaste recycling plant manufacturing plant, detailed. The law will ensure that every new yorker will have the opportunity to recycle their electronic waste in an environmentally responsible manner. E waste recycling plant electronic waste recycling plant. Decent work in the management of electrical and electronic waste e. Electronic waste and india ministry of electronics and. Proper disposal of e waste includes keeping it out of landfills and responsible e waste recycling. E waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their useful life. As of may 2014, 25 states had laws mandating electronic scrap e scrap, also called. I have seen many questions regarding the investment needed for setting up an e waste recycling facility and most of them revolves around the initial investments in facility, equipment and building.
Garbage truck recycling plant recycling plant workers space junk street sweeper waste collector man waste. After an initial soaking, the recovered paper is pulped to. Recycling e waste enables us to recover various valuable metals and other materials from electronics, saving natural resources energy, reducing pollution, conserving landfill space, and creating jobs. Informal ewaste recycling, typically done in smaller, unorganized businesses, can.
Business plan proposal paper recycling plant page 4 of 21 recycling process paper recycling has five main categories and 67 subcategories. In most cases, e waste comprises of the relatively expensive and essentially durable products used for data processing, telecommunications or. The mission of the robot is to bring 4 pieces of sorted waste into 4 empty recycling tanks positioned at a recycling plant. The growing use of electrical and electronic equipment and their early obsolescence has resulted in generation. Each treatment plant processing ewaste incurs in operative costs. Ewaste management and regulation in selected countries. The global e waste statistics partnership, formed by united nations university unu, the international telecommunication unit itu and the international solid waste association. Resource recycling magazine, financial resources for recycling and waste management entrepreneurs, 1996. With the universal crossflow shredder qz, andritz recycling has developed a particularly effective and environmentally friendly technology, which has led the way throughout europe, for recovering the recyclable materials and separating out the hazardous substances the qz shredder as centerpiece of the e scrap recycling plant breaks up gently the input material. Waste, is a combination of used or unwanted electronic products that have exceeded their shelf life.
Recycling training manual 3 the waste act advocates a systematic and hierarchical approach in waste management covering aspects of waste avoidance, reduction, reuse, recycling, recovery and safe disposal as a last resort. In general, electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world. Rz ewaste guidelines 2018 global ewaste statistics. Although there are clear benefits to recycling e waste, the recycling rate of e waste is relatively low, due to lack of recycling and regulatory infrastructure. Ewaste recycling in india bridging the gap between the.
An ideal electronic waste recycling plant combines dismantling for component recovery with increased costeffective processing of bulk electronic waste. Capital investment as you have done the feasibility analysis for your business and would have also prepared a business plan you would have got an idea how much of amount is required to. Electronic waste ewaste is one of the fastest growing segments of our nations waste stream. International investigation of electronic waste recycling plant design by jean e. In order to manage waste, the environmental protection agency epa and the solid waste act favor an integrated solid waste management strategy that includes 1 reducing the amount of solid waste generated, 2 recycling as much refuse as. In addition, e waste also encompasses items that can be e cycled electronics that are going to be reused, resold, salvaged, or recycled. B03b000906 general arrangement of separating plant. According to the epa, recycling one million laptops can save the energy equivalent of electricity that can run 3,657 u.
With the passage of the electronic waste recycling act of 2003, certain portions of. Electronic waste university of california, berkeley. Recycling training manual department of environmental. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled. We have been concentrating on developing and manufacturing many kinds of waste recycling machinery, include cable wire recycling machine, printed circuit board pcb recycling machine, aluminum plastic composite recycling machine, medical blister pack recycling machine. It encompasses all broken, unusable, or outdatedobsolete electronic devices, components, and materials. Theurer submitted to the department of mechanical engineering on may 10, 2010 in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of bachelors of science in mechanical engineering abstract. Ghana to set up ewaste recycling plant ghana business news. It is a crisis of not quantity alone but also a crisis.
Recycling plants for electrical and electronic scrap. The recycling of hazardous fractions is planned to be. Devices still need eventual recycling, but by allowing others to purchase used electronics, recycling. E waste recycling plant electronic wastes, e waste, e scrap, or waste electrical and electronic equipment weee is a description of surplus, obsolete, broken or discarded electrical or electronic devices. Waste to energy waste to energy waste to energy equipment will properly recycle a facilities waste and convert it into usable energy in order to eliminate unwanted wastes. The local authorities were running out of space and resources to manage waste. Department of health and human services centers for. Our project team preparing feasibilities, 3d layout modeling for turnkey e waste recycling plants. Diagram of waste flow through electronic waste recycling plant.190 1235 797 1111 728 1458 234 24 496 439 1073 1027 881 1244 203 1324 1193 106 1361 312 969 876 788 632 1507 787 431 1077 555 1431 710 214 1281 178 203 1137 214 1283 895 278 1422