E-waste management in the VET environment

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Author: Waite, Virginia

Abstract:

This paper was funded through the Community of Practice program, part of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Building Researcher Capacity initiative. The recycling of electronic waste (e-waste) has become a global issue. This report outlines the issues of dealing with e-waste in a sustainable way, taking into account the proposed roles of importers, manufacturers and end users in relation to disposal methods and costs. It draws on literature from areas of previous research, international legislation and proposed national legislation. It looks at current disposal...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Sustainability; Research; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: TAFE; Future; Survey

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2011

Physical description: 31 p.

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http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2437.html

ISBN: 9781921955648 (print); 9781921955631 (web)

Resource type: Occasional paper

Call number: TD/TNC 104.46

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