Application of material flow analysis (MFA) in electronic waste (e-waste) management

a review

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This paper reviews around 41 articles providing the trends, characteristics, research gaps and challenges of these studies that may help e-waste management-related academics and practitioners with an overview of the need for such tool to be applied. The results and highlighted future research perspectives discussed in this study will definitely help to analyze e-waste management systems with more critical aspects, i.e., hidden and known flows of waste products and associated materials, economic assessment of material recovery and the role of responsible authorities.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1457
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 6 Nov 2018
Event2nd International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (IRCSEEME) - Mieres, Spain
Duration: 25 Jul 201827 Jul 2018

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  • e-waste
  • waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)
  • material flow analysis (MFA)
  • circular economy
  • sustainable development

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