Electronics take-back: Assessing the effects with LCA

Requirements for recycling waste electronic and electrical equipment contained in a draft EC proposal would generate less environmental impact than current practice in the UK, according to a report for the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). 1 The study adds that the proposed EC requirements are "cost-effective" - in some cases more so than at current UK recycling levels - but cautions that in reality markets for secondary materials and refurbished products do not yet exist in sufficient quantity to realise all the potential cost gains.

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