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Trends and issues of electronic waste and mobile phone waste: A review of Malaysia context


Ismail, Mohd Azril and Lamsali, Hendrik and Lee, Choon Tong (2018) Trends and issues of electronic waste and mobile phone waste: A review of Malaysia context. In: 2nd Conference on Technology & Operations Management (2ndCTOM), February 26-27, 2018, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

For the past few decades, electrical and electronic equipment has transformed our daily activities dramatically.Although electrical and electronic equipment makes our life convenient, however, it will cause an environmental issue if it is not handled in appropriate disposal manner once those equipment reach end-of-life. Therefore, electronic waste and mobile phone waste has become a serious environmental issue in the 21st century. In this study, a review of the electronic waste and mobile phone waste in Malaysia will be conducted through the past academic literature and secondary data such as data from United Nation report, World Bank report, Department of Environment Malaysia report and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission report. Meanwhile, the recommendation section will be provided based on the review finding.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Electronic Waste, E-waste, Mobile Phone Waste, Reverse Logistics
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2018 00:35
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2018 00:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/24201

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