Taking in the Trash
- Bob's mailbox. Ellis, Robert N. // Electronic Design;1/8/96, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p127
Presents a question and answer section with the editor of the column on electronics. Discussion involving PID controllers; Discussion of the idea of recycling electronic equipment; Discussion of low development cost in manufacturing.
- It's the shame old story. Grinyer, Clive // Design Week;9/19/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p10
Comments on the lessons that can learned about Japan's recycling of electrical goods. Flow diagram outlining the legislative program to turn Japan into a recycling-oriented nation; Campaign to raise awareness of the problems of huge amounts of un-recycled electronics.
- The Little State that Could. Bailey, Beth A. // Waste Age;Sep2001, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p8
Reports the recycling of several electronic equipments in Rhode Island. Introduction of the recycling program by the Resource Recovery Corp.; Plans of the company to promote the recycling program; Response of the community to the program.
- Ill. county takes junk electronics. Young, Melinda // Waste News;12/01/97, Vol. 3 Issue 29, p12
Reports on an electronics recycling collection event staged by Du Page County, Illinois. Objective of the county's effort; Type of waste collected at the county's landfill site; Estimated participation in the event; Amount of recyclable electronics; Factors contributing to the success of the...
- Old electronic equipment worth its weight in gold. Erdmann, Bobbi // World Wastes;Aug98, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p6
Focuses on United Recycling Industries Inc.'s business of searching for reusable circuits in dumped electronic equipments in Carol Stream, Illinois, then reselling them. Metals that can be retrieved from printed circuit assemblies; Range of board chip sale prices; Plastics as the most difficult...
- Getting the Lead Out. Gruenwald, Juliana // Interactive Week;5/21/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 20, p20
Reports that the European Parliament has adopted several amendments to the environmental legislative proposals to be considered by the European Union, that would set recycling standards for obsolete electronic equipment and ban the use of substances in new electronics. Effect of the amendments...
- Warning over WEEE plans. Meczes, Robin // Motor Transport;6/12/2003, p11
Reports on the impact of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive on warehouse operators and supply chains in Europe. Effect of the directive on the collection, recycling and disposal of electrical and electronic goods; Remarks from Royal Mail's general manager Richard Rogers on...
- Integrated planning of acquisition, disassembly and bulk recycling: a case study on electronic scrap recovery. Spengler, Thomas; Ploog, Martin; Schr�ter, Marcus // OR Spectrum;2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p413
Due to national and supranational legislation activities, the recovery of discarded products will attain an increasing momentum. Electronic equipment consists of many different parts and materials. Therefore, the related recovery process is often divided into disassembly to remove harmful...
- Project to study recycling of electronic products. J.S. // Electronic Design;9/03/96, Vol. 44 Issue 18, p30
Reports on the nine-month project sponsored by the University of Texas, Austin and Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corp., that will assess the technical issues of electronic product recycling and the infrastructure required to make recycling centers cost effective. Aim to create a...