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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2015)
Recovery of Plastic from E-waste: A Review


Author(s): Vimal Kumar Yadav, Kanjan Upadhyay

Abstract: Plastic is non-biodegradable material, it’s demand is increasing day to day, because of light weight, highly electrical resistance, easy to shape and long life, more used in electrical and electronic equipment for makeup wire insulator, equipment body, Plates, switches, and many other purposes. E-waste contain 15-20% plastic, If E-waste are open dumping, plastics has many adverse effects on the human life and environment, that’s way we need recycling, recovery and disposal of plastic to prevent from the adverse effect. E-waste also contain harmful materials like arsenic, mercury, cadmium and led, which affects the environment and human life. The review paper contains the e-waste challenging problems such as handling, pollution problems, transportation, recovery and some key factors which are responsible for e-waste in India and methods for recovery of plastic and other precious materials from e-waste.

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How to cite this article:
Vimal Kumar Yadav, Kanjan Upadhyay. Recovery of Plastic from E-waste: A Review. Int J Chem Stud 2015;3(3):01-06.
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