Future Trends in WEEE Composition and Treatment - A Review Report

John Bacher, Elina Yli-Rantala, Malin zu Castell-Rudenhausen, Ulla-Maija Mroueh

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This report reviews current trends in consumer behaviour and electronics manufacturing industry to identify possible changes in the future composition of WEEE. In relation to this, a review of the new innovative mechanical recycling technologies is carried out to detect possible treatment methods for the new type of electronic waste. Finally, a short look into legislative aspects within WEEE management is given to highlight possible challenges in the current legislation, posed by the electronics spread all around us.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages67
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-7205-23-5
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study


  • Waste electrical and electronic equipment
  • product design
  • manufacturing
  • electronic industry
  • consumer electronics


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