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Managing E-Waste For Environmental Sustainability: A Cases Study At Department Of Environment Malaysia (DOE) And Meriahtek Sdn Bhd

Md Dan, Rosidah (2016) Managing E-Waste For Environmental Sustainability: A Cases Study At Department Of Environment Malaysia (DOE) And Meriahtek Sdn Bhd. Project Report. UTeM, Melaka, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

Managing of this E-waste is very important and organization needs to managing with efficiency procedure and step because this E-waste contains more than 1,000 different of toxic substances. E-waste has hazardous substances that risky for the human health and the environment. In addition, this pollution has immense ill-impacts on the health of the workers engaged in the informal recycling units and overall of the environment. Hence, the Department of Environment has published a set of guidelines on E-waste that are known as “Guidelines for the Classification of Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Malaysia” in years 2008. The DOE is responsible to monitor and control the quantity of E-waste by authorizes a number of premises and companies to collect and segregate used and end-of shelf life electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) to recover precious material inside it. DOE use the online electronic scheduled waste information system (eSWIS) to help the stakeholder towards to compliance of the Environmental Quality (Scheduled Waste) Regulations 2005 and Environmental Quality Act, 1974 respectively. In summary, the proper handling of E-waste is important as a ways to control and minimize amount of E-waste. The researcher supports to the respondent view in the electric and electrical equipment it contains hazardous substances and this chemical will release greenhouse gasses and ozone depletion substances.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electronic waste -- Case study, Electronic waste -- Management.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: Library > Projek Sarjana Muda > FPTT
Depositing User: Nor Aini Md. Jali
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 00:25
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 00:25
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/18480

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