The Global E-waste Monitor 2017 is a collaborative effort of the United Nations University (UNU) represented through its Vice-Rectorate in Europe hosted Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE) Programme, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
Abstract The plausibility of bioleaching of selected metals, viz Cu, Zn, Pb and Ni, from e-waste in the form of waste printed circuit board (PCB) from a television set was evaluated using a pure culture of Acidiphilium acidophilum, a strain of acidophilic alphaproteobacteriaResults from the study indicated that A acidophilum was able to grow in the presence of e-waste and efficiently .
Waste printed circuit boards (PCBs) are solid hazardous materials and may pose serious problems to the environment and human health Bioleaching has been used to recover metal from waste PCBs This study aims to isolate an effective Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans strain and investigate its bioleaching mechanism during the process RESULTS
Bioleaching of precious metals from waste printed circuit boards such as using cyanogenic cultures for extraction of gold and silver has gained considerable attention It has the advantages of low cost and environmental friendliness However, low efficiency hindered its industrialization In this study, a novel strategy has been proposed to improve bioleaching efficiency
Aug 27, 2018· All this makes formal recycling expensive As a result, many companies and countries illegally export their e-waste to developing countries where recycling is cheap The US, the second largest producer of e-waste after China, produced 10 million tons of e-waste ,
E-Waste 2019, GDMMC is going to held the 7th China International E-Waste 2019 which will be held in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China on September 10 to September 12th,2019, co-located event is China International ELV 2019 and the 2nd China International Battery Recycling 2019 Conference Highlight ： E-Waste
Bioleaching of e-waste will be applied and developed for new applications, introducing more sustainable and practical ways to recover minerals and metals in the future [ 223 , 224 ]
Aug 28, 2015· Thus, how to recover precious metals from waste PCBs is significant for improving additional value of e-waste disposal Bioleaching is widely used ,
Jan 16, 2017· China's booming middle class drives Asia's toxic e-waste mountains , China, once a big importer of e-waste, has cracked down but Hong Kong ,
May 10, 2018· China has increased the subsidy for recycling e-waste – discarded electrical and electronic devices – by more than 300 per cent year-on-year as it phases out the importation of overseas waste .
E waste management - SlideShare Along with China, India is largest importer of E-waste from developed countries like US, UK and Japan In India 90% of mobile equipment are imported The rate of e-waste generation is increasing by 10% every year 3 08 million ton is contributed by India 40 Million ton E-waste produced globally 4
The commercial application of copper bioleaching, an environmentally-friendly approach for low-grade and secondary mineral resources recycling, has increased worldwide since the 2000s As the world’s second-largest economic entity and the largest developing country, China has the largest demand for metal resources, significantly advancing the theory and industrial technology of copper .
Bioleaching of e-waste will be applied and developed for new applications, introducing more sustainable and practical ways to recover minerals and metals in the future [223, 224]  
E-waste trade first starts from China’s east coast area and makes local farmers get rich quickly Guiyu in Guangdong province, for example, of 150,000 people in the town, 120,000 people are engaged in e-waste industry, processing millions of tons of electronic waste every year, the transaction amount can reach to $ 75,000,000
Jan 20, 2016· China and the United States together account for one-third of the world’s e-waste Experts say if e-waste is not recycled properly, humans and the environment will suffer from exposure to .
Jun 11, 2013· According to a recent United Nations report, "China now appears to be the largest e-waste dumping site in the world" E-waste, or electronic waste, consists of ,
E (Electronic) Waste Management using Biological systems-overview Shuchi Patel and Avani Kasture* C G Bhakta Institute of Biotechnology, Uka Tarsadia University, Maliba Campus, Bardoli Mahuva Road, Tarsadi, Dist Surat, Gujarat, India 394350 *Corresponding author ABSTRACT Introduction The word waste refers to discarded
These days, electronic waste needs to be taken into consideration due to its materials content, but due to the heterogeneity of the metals present, reprocessing of electronic waste is quite limited The bioleaching of metals from electronic waste was investigated by using cyanogenic bacterial strains (Chromobacterium violaceum, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pseudomonas fluorescens)
Jul 05, 2013· E-Waste?? E-Waste: Waste of electronics / electrical goods that have reached their end of life Electronic products often contain hazardous and toxic materials and should not be dumped with other wast Along with China, India is largest importer of E-waste from developed countries like US, UK and Japan In India 90% of mobile equipment are .
• Electronic Waste, also recognized as E‐Waste, is a combination of used or unwanted electronic products that have exceeded their shelf life • Computer equipment, monitors/TV’s, cell phones, batteries, stereos, etc are popular examples of items that contain harmful toxic components that need to be recycled properly • “Electronic .
Mar 18, 2017· A worker distributes electronic waste at a government managed recycling centre at the township of Guiyu in China's southern Guangdong province June 10, 2015 [Reuters] Electronic waste, or e-waste .
The largest e-waste (electronic waste) site in the world is located in Guiyu, China E-waste consists of old electronics including cell phones, computers, printers, keyboards, and other devic The e-waste site in Guiya employs more than 150,000 people that work up to 16 hours a day disassembling electronic waste, and either recycling, recapturing, or discarding the components
Although the handling and processing of e-waste are hard to track, government documents and scien-tific reports suggest that only 20% of it is being prop-erly recycled worldwide (1) Researchers estimate that roughly 4% likely ends up in landfills or is incinerated Toxic chemicals in the landfilled e-waste may then pollute the environment
Jan 14, 2017· Comparative assessment of metallurgical recovery of metals from electronic waste with special emphasis on bioleaching , The present review provides a comprehensive assessment on the metallurgical techniques for recovery of metals from e-waste with special emphasis on bioleaching process and the associated factors , South China Environ Int .
Jan 13, 2016· The Burning Truth Behind an E-Waste Dump in Africa Ending the toxic smoke rising from an iconic dump in Ghana will take more than curbing Western waste
Jul 17, 2011· e-Waste Capital of the World Guiyu, China is often referred to as the “e-waste capital of the world” The city employs over 150,000 electronic waste dis-assemblers, recyclers, and salvage workers who toil through 16-hour days tearing apart discarded computers and other electronic devic
The town of Guiyu in the economic powerhouse of Guangdong province in China has long been known as one of the world's largest electronic waste dump sit , e-waste was once imported into China .
Feb 22, 2018· The toxicity of waste printed circuit boards (PCBs) to bacteria was considered as the major limitation in bioleaching of copper from PCBs To reduce the toxicity of PCBs, copper extraction from PCBs was investigated using bacteria-free cultural supernatant from some metallurgical microbial consortium, whose predominant organisms were Leptospirillum ferriphilum and Sulfobacillus .
Waste printed circuit board (PCB) is attracting serious concerns because the recycling of its valuable metallic portion is made difficult by the existence of hazardous substanc The objective of the present study was to develop a simplified approach for copper bioleaching from waste PCB In this context, we intended mechano-microbial systems symbolized as SET-I (spore suspension + potato .
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