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e-waste are used electronics products which are nearing the end of their "useful life which can be reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal. e-waste are computers, mobile phones, toys, TVs, white goods,any household or business item with circuitry or electrical components with power or battery supply. The hazardous contents from e-waste are pose a serious threat to human health and environment. Discarded computers, cell phones, stereos, electric lamps, copiers, audio equipment, fax machines, televisions, and batteries if improperly disposed can leach lead and other substances into soil and groundwater. All electronic scrap components, constituents lead, cadmium, and mercury, nickel could pose risks to human health or the environment if mismanaged at their end-of-life. Even in developed countries recycling and disposal of e-waste involve significant risk to workers and communities and also avoid unsafe exposure in recycling and leaking of materials such as toxic heavy metals from landfills and incinerator ashes. It is difficult to quantify global e-waste amounts .This raises concerns about resource efficiency and also the immediate concerns of the dangers to humans and the environment. The population exposed to potentially hazardous substances through inappropriate and unsafe management practices related to disposal and recycling of end-of-life e-waste. Exposure routes can vary dependent on the substance and recycling process. Exposure to the hazardous components of e-waste is most likely to arise through ingestion, inhalation, and dermal contact. Additionally direct occupational (informal or formal) exposure, people can come into contact with e-waste materials, and associated pollutants, through contact with contaminated water, air, dust, soil, and through food sources, including meat, fish. Children, fetuses, elderly people, people with disabilities, pregnant women, workers in the informal e-waste recycling sector, and other vulnerable populations face additional exposure risks such as Skin disease, lung cancer, brain damage, kidney disease and abortion. Many people around the e-waste dumped site are affected heavily. OMICS Group International is a blend of Open Access publications and worldwide international science conferences and event Organizer. OMICS Group publishes 400 Open Access publications journals with 21 days rapid review process 30,000 editorial team. OMICS Group has taken research world into the hands of ordinary people. It has also organizes 300 International conferences and Scientific Meetings all over the globe annually with the support of more than 1000 scientific associations , 30,000 editorial board members, and 3.5 million followers. The scientific sessions 'Young Scientist Awards and Poster Competition at OMICS Scientific Conferences offers a platform to the budding scientists and researchers to showcase their novel research. Most Conferences host exclusive International workshops and symposiums and exhibitions with a view to bridge the gap between the theory and practice. Eminent scholars, experts and personalities who are practicing in their respective fields are part of these initiatives and they provide first and foremost information about what is happening in the industry.
e-waste management Conferences in 2015: 1. ICEEWM 2015: XIII International Conference on Environmental, Energy and Waste Management. 2. 3rd annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability. 3. Science and Information Conference 2015. 4. International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Development (ICTSD-2015). 5. WasteExpo in 2015 6. Exhibition and conference for South-East Europe on waste management and recycling. 7. International Trade Fair on Waste Management, Recycling, Environmental Technologies and Renewable Energy. 8. 20th International Congress for Battery Recycling 9. 'Save the Planet' (waste management, recycling, environment) - South-East European Eco Forum & Exhibition. 10. The 30th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management. Lists of Societies related to e-waste : 1. International Association of Electronics Recyclers : Albany, NY, US 2. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency : US 3. Basel Action Network : US 4. World Reuse, Repair, and Recycling Association : US 5. E-Scrap Solutions : US 6. The National Waste & Recycling Association : US 7. Consumer Electronics Association : US 8. STEP : UK 9. Electronic Recycling Association : Canada 10. Bluewater Recycling Association : Canada 11. e-Waste Association of South Africa (eWASA) : South Africa. 12. E-Parisaraa Pvt. Ltd : India. Major e-waste management Companies: 1. Resource Recycling, Inc : Portland, Oregon, US 2. Basel Convention : Switzerland, Europe. 3. Waste to Green : US 4. Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery (RCR&R) : US 5. American Electronics Recycling : US 6. Electronic Recyclers International, Inc : US 7. e-Stewards : USA 8. eGreen Recycling 9. ECS Environment Pvt Ltd. India 10. Attero Electronics asset Management Company : India
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