Electronics and the environment - Singapore perspective

Teo, Kian Peng (2005) Electronics and the environment - Singapore perspective. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This work presented in this dissertation gives a description of the impacts of electronic products during manufacture, during useful life and after their end of useful have had on the environment and human health when they are not well managed in Singapore and some countries in Asia. Singapore is one of world largest manufacturer of electronics. In 2004 Singapore exported US$136.993 billions worth of electronic commodities, integrated circuits, color televisions, picture tubes, cathode ray tube, TV camera tubes, ink cartridges, printed wiring boards, personal computers, and etc.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:23
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental impact, Singapore, electronic-waste, health risks
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050204 Environmental Impact Assessment
09 Engineering > 0907 Environmental Engineering > 090799 Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/500

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