Volume 6, Issue 5 (3-2011)                   HSR 2011, 6(5): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Aali R. Electronic wastes emerging challenge in the field of environmental health management in Iran. HSR 2011; 6 (5)
URL: http://hsr.mui.ac.ir/article-1-219-en.html
PhD student, Environment Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Abstract:   (728 Views)
Electronic wastes (e-wastes) is the most rapidly growing segment of the municipal waste stream. E- Wastes comprise 2-5 percent of municipal solid wastes, including many different electronic products. Iran is the biggest consumer of electronic products in Middle East. Approximately, 1.2 million computers are assembled in Iran every year. There are more than 40 million active cell phones in Iran. Electronic wastes production in Iran has been estimated to be over 37 thousand tons annually. Governmental and private organizations must be accompanied with waste management act to meet the requirements of Iran government. This legislation could improve the e-wastes management. Also nowadays, many countries, specially developed countries, consider strict regulatory to electronic wastes management.
Full-Text [PDF 307 kb]   (232 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: education health and promotion
Received: 2020/07/16 | Accepted: 2011/03/15 | Published: 2011/03/15

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

© 2023 CC BY-NC 4.0 | Journal of Health System Research

Designed & Developed by: Yektaweb