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A Study on Physical Characteristics and Plastics Recycling of Used Small Household Appliances
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A Study on Physical Characteristics and Plastics Recycling of Used Small Household Appliances
Choi, Woo Zin; Park, Eun Kyu; Kang, Seok Hwan; Jung, Bam Bit; Kim, Soo Kyung;
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 Abstract
Small household appliances such as electric rice cooker, a vacuum cleaner, an electric fan, etc. are diverse and complex due to the materials and components and waste streams from the manufacturing processes. In the present study, physical characterization of small e-wastes was analyzed on major items including electric rice cooker after manual dismantling. Small household appliances is an important potential source of waste plastic, however, recycling plastics from small e-waste is still unusual. The present communication gives results of separation processes on black plastics and the limitations of these sorting processes in used small household appliances.
 Keywords
small e-waste;dismantling;physical characteristic;plastic;recycling;
 Language
Korean
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