Environmental Protection & Preservation
2007 Electronics Recycling Report Discusses Current Regulations in 26 Countries
The 2007 edition
of Electronics Recycling: A Guide to International Regulations is now
available through environmental publisher Raymond Communications. The 300+
page publication discusses the current electronic waste laws and
regulations in twenty-six countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin
America, as well as Australia, plus in depth historical information.
The national interpretations of the European Union Directives (WEEE and
RoHS) are explained in plain English, with details on who is affected, and
which items have toxic materials restrictions. Collection organization
information is included, and fee structures and electronics recovery rates
are provided, when available. Plus, English-speaking contacts for most
countries are included.
explains how Asian nations, including China, used EU
legislation as a model to craft their own regulations. Cell phone recycling
in Asia is also discussed. Separate sections on Japan, South Korea and
Taiwan are featured.
In the U.S., six states have enacted e-waste laws and many other states
are pushing for their own regulations. The report includes background and
analysis of the current regulatory climate for electronics stewardship,
summaries of state electronics "takeback" and related bills, and the
results of major pilot collection programs at the local level.
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