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Electronic waste (E-waste) is a concern, because of the increasing volume of materials being disposed of. There are economical, social and environmental implications derived from these materials. For example, the

Electronic waste (E-waste) is a concern, because of the increasing volume of materials being disposed of. There are economical, social and environmental implications derived from these materials. For example, the international trade of used computers creates jobs, but the recovery from valuable materials is technically challenging and currently there are environmental and health problems derived from inappropriate recycling practices. Forecasting the flows of used computers and e-waste materials supports the prevention of environmental impacts.

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    • 2012
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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2012
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-96)
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    • Field of study: Civil and environmental engineering

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    by Jesus Angel Estrada Ayub

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