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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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End of Life Strategies For Effective Electronic Waste Management In Nigeria

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Engr. T. J. Alake & Engr. (Dr) G. I. Ighalo



Keywords: disassembly, End of Life (EoL), recycle, waste, weee.



Abstract- Wastes in Electrical and Electronic Equipment is becoming a mammoth task and spreading like gangrene that is becoming weird in handling because of its inherent environmental effects and hazards. This paper elicits the various options available for the effective management of electronic wastes (e-wastes) or wastes in electrical and electronic equipment (weee) especially the domestic electronic appliances that have reached their end of life. Questionnaires were utilised to collect information from the various stakeholders and the result showed that the three 'R' - Reuse, Repair and Recycle are the best options for the effective management of most electronic products and that weee could be utilised to an advantage of economic boom and material recovery.



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