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E-waste, the hidden side of IT equipment's manufacturing and use

Published in Environment Alert Bulletin. 2005, vol. 5
Abstract The production of electrical and electronic devices is the fastest-growing sector of the manufacturing industry in industrialised countries. At the same time, technological innovation and intense marketing engender a rapid replacement process. Every year, 20 to 50 million tonnes of electrical and electronic equipment waste ("e-waste") are generated world-wide, which could bring serious risks to human health and the environment.
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SCHWARZER, Stefan et al. E-waste, the hidden side of IT equipment's manufacturing and use. In: Environment Alert Bulletin, 2005, vol. 5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:23132

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