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Products in household waste
			: An exploratory study in the Nordic Countries

Products in household waste : An exploratory study in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Thomas Lindhqvist, and Åke Thidell

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318525

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Household Waste, Waste Flow Composition, Electrical Equipment, Electronic Equipment, Furniture, Waste Analysis

The generation of household waste is increasing at least as fast as consumption. More and more products are produced, bought, consumed and discarded. The question is where do all these products end up? The aim of the study w...

Proposals for targets and indicators for waste prevention in four waste streams

Proposals for targets and indicators for waste prevention in four waste streams »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ioannis Bakas, Márton Herczeg, Birgitte Kjær, Leonidas Milios, and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325486

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Objective of Providing First Proposals, Waste Prevention Programmes, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Waste Prevention Policy, Target Setting, Waste Streams

This project, commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers, had the objective of providing first proposals for targets and indicators that can be used in the Nordic countries waste prevention programmes. Four waste stream...

Plastic value chains
			: Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region

Plastic value chains : Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): John Baxter, Malin Zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, Anna Fråne, Søren Løkke, Massimo Pizzol, Malin Stare, and Margareta Wahlstrom

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289328029

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plastics Recycling, Nordic Electronic Waste, Near-source Treatment, Hazardous Materials, Electronics Producers, Green Growth Initiative

This project identifies thousands of tonnes per annum of potential enhanced plastics recycling from Nordic electronic waste. Plastics recycling does not always feature prominently in waste treatment. Recycling is technologic...

Information on Chemicals in Electronic Products
			: A study of needs, gaps, obstacles and solutions to provide and access information on chemicals in electronic products

Information on Chemicals in Electronic Products : A study of needs, gaps, obstacles and solutions to provide and access information on chemicals in electronic products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Magnus Bengtsson, Shiko Hayashi, Nardono Nimpuno, Caroline Scruggs, Mia Tholin, Yoshiaki Totoki, and Maren Urban Swart

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322188

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Electronics Sector, Brominated Flame Retardants, Halogenated Flame Retardants, Polyvinyl Chloride, Phthalates, Electronic Waste

Many chemicals used in the electronics sector have negative consequences for human and environmental health. These include chemicals such as lead, mercury, brominated flame retardants, halogenated flame retardants, polyvinyl...

Method to measure the amount of WEEE generated
			: Report to Nordic council's subgroup on EEE waste

Method to measure the amount of WEEE generated : Report to Nordic council's subgroup on EEE waste »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318846

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste of Electric, Electronic Equipment, European Directive, Documentation and Demonstration, Nordisk Council of Minister, Producers and Importers

Waste of electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous and valuable materials. The European directive on WEEE gives producers and importers of EEE the responsibility to collect and treat WEEE. In order to...

Individual Financial Guarantee for Future Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Individual Financial Guarantee for Future Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): John Magne Skjelvik, and Haakon Vennemo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312837

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), European Economic Area (EEA), Human and the Environmental Damage, Producers and Importers, ECON, Collection and Treatment of WEEE

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has increased dramatically over recent years within the European Economic Area (EEA). Much of this waste is potentially damaging for humans and the environment if not collecte...