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Characterization and Processing of Plastics from Minnesota's Demonstration Project for the Recovery of End-of-Life Electronics [PDF]
Abstract: Paper describes plastics characterization and processing from Minnesota's three-month electronics recycling demonstration project, which collected 700 tons of electronic equipment. Information about separating and processing plastics, resins, and contaminants typically present in the residential electronics waste stream; plastics physical properties; and economics are reported.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance; Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Recycling Conference
Recycling Used Electronics, Report on Minnesota's Demonstration Project [PDF]
Abstract: This report summarizes a public/private effort in 1999 and 2000 to identify costs and barriers to recycling used electronic products. It includes characterization of the consumer waste electronics stream; 700 tons of waste electronics were collected in three months at 64 collection sites. Details about conducting the collection events are included.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
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