Industrial Ecology and SustaINABILITY: Long-term Waste Storage Difficulties Encountered in the Recovery and Reclamation of Durable Electronic Products

By Julian Scott Yeomans.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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New industrial ecology regulations have banned the disposal of durable electronic products. However, these products are not suitable for industrial ecology and will, instead, produce unsustainable hazardous waste storage issues.

Keywords: Hazardous waste storage, Industrial Ecology, Durable Goods

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.1-8. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 919.931KB).

Dr. Julian Scott Yeomans

Julian Scott Yeomans is Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems in the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. His current research interests focus upon environmental informatics, waste management, remanufacturing/materials recovery/reverse logistics for industrial ecology, the impacts of climate change uncertainties for business/engineering planning, and environmental decision-making under uncertainty. He received a B.Sc. in statistics and a B.Admin. in business from the University of Regina, an MASc. in environmental engineering from the University of Toronto, and a PhD in information systems from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.


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