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Research Paper | Physics Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016
Nefarious Effect of E-Waste on Environment & Health Hazardous
Pradip Kumar Maity
Abstract: Rapid changes in technology, changes in media, falling prices, and obsolescence have resulted in a fast-growing surplus of electronic waste around the globe. Uncontrolled disposal and recycling activities generate and release high toxic metals & also release high concentrations of different types of flame retardants such as Poly Brominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs), Poly-Chlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Organo Chlorine Pesticides (OCPs). Electronic wastes are environmentally hazardous, also contain substantial amount of metal value, including precious metals and are making them dangerous and hazardous human health too.
Keywords: E-waste, health, management, effect, hazardous
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016,
Pages: 174 - 178