The Entrepreneur's Guide to Computer Recycling: Basics for starting up a computer recycling business in emerging markets
PC Recycling Guide
Legal Texts

Secretariat of the Basel Convention. (2007). Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. 22 March 1989(entered into force 5 May 1992). [Online]. Available: http://www.basel.int/index.html (accessed 10 July 2007).

The European Union. The Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (OJ L 37, 13.02.2003, p. 24), 13 February 2003.

The European Union. The Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (OJ L 37, 13.02.2003, p. 19), 13 February 2003.

The European Union. Revised Correspondents’ Guidelines No 1, Subject: Shipments of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). 12 July 2007.

Books and articles

ANDERSON, C., 1999. “Recycle, Re-use, Bury or Burn?”. Sofa Project.

ANDERSON, C., 2001. “A guide to the repair, refurbishment and re-use of domestic electrical appliances”. Fit for Re-use Network FRN Publication.

ANDERSON, C., 2007. “Kitemark standard: Repair and Reuse of EEE/WEEE”. FRN.

ANDERSON, C., 2007. “Kitemark standard: Repair and Reuse of EEE/WEEE”. FRN.

APPELBAUM, A., 2002. “Europe cracks down on E-Waste”. IEEE SPECTRUM , pp. 46-51.

BRIDGES, 2004. “How to set up and operate a successful computer refurbishment centre in Africa : A planning and management guide”

CENTRE QUEBECOIS DE DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE, 2006. « Guide d’implantation d’un centre de démontage et tri de matériel informatique ». CFER.

CHANG and al. 2006. “Study on Integrated logistics Network Model and Network Design for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment”. IEEE.

DELAVELLE, C. et FAYOLLE, D., 2006. « Caractérisation des plastiques contenus dans les DEEE et état des lieux de la valorisation de ces plastiques » AJI-EUROPE, ADEME.

DOWDELL et al. 2000. “An Integrated Life Cycle Assessment and Cost Analysis of the Implications of Implementing the Proposed Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive”.

FORRESTER RESEARCH, Inc. 2007, Forrester says “the emerging Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) market will account for more than 775 million new PCs by 2015”. Press releases, June 11, 2007. http://www.forrester.com/ER/Press/Release/0,1769,1151,00.html.

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH / COMMUNITY RECYCLING NETWORK,1998. “Recycling Works, Employment, Economic and Environmental benefits from improved resource use”.

GARTNER Inc. 2005, Gartner says global PC shipment growth will slow to 9% in 2005. Communiqué de presse, 15 février 2005. http://www.gartner.com/press_releases/asset_120419_11.html.

GIBSON and al., 2006. “Electronic Waste Management and Disposal Issues and Alternatives”. Environmental Claims Journal (18, 4; Law Module), p. 321.

GUICHARDAZ, O., 2006. « Cartes électroniques : du trésor et du toc ». dans Environnement et Technique, n°259, p 29-33. HE and al.,2006. “WEEE recovery strategies and the WEEE treatment status in China”. Elsevier.

HERRMANN and al.,2006. “Design and Control of material flow networks for the recycling of WEEE”.

HESSELBACH and al.,2001. “Configuration of Recycling Networks for Enhanced WEEE Recycling”.

HIROSHIGE and al., 2003. “Method for recycle management of product”. United States Patent Application Publication.

HUISMAN and STEVELS, 2006. “Eco-Efficiency of Take-Back and Recycling, a Comprehensive Approach”. IEEE transactions on electronics packaging manufacturing.

INRS (Institut national de recherche et de sécurité pour la prévention des accidents du travail et des maladies professionnelles), 2005. « Points des connaissances sur les DEEE », fiche n°649.

INRS, 1999. «Conception et aménagement des postes de travail». Fiche pratique de sécurité n° 79, 8 p.

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE VEILLE SANITAIRE, 2004. « Stockage des déchets et santé publique – Synthèse et recommandations ».

JIRANG and FORSSBERG, 2003. “Mechanical recycling of waste electric and electronic equipment: a review”. Elsevier.

KANG and SCHOENUNG, 2005. “Electronic waste recycling: A review of U.S. infrastructure and technology options”. Elsevier.

KING and IJOMAH, 2004. “Reducing End-of-life Waste: Repair, Recondition, Remanufacture or Recycle? “.

MAC GIBBON, ZWIMPFER, 2006. “e-Waste in New Zealand: Taking Responsibility for End-of-Life Computers and TVs, Ministry for the Environment, Wellington”.

MAGALINI and HUISMAN, 2007. “Management of WEEE & Cost Models across the EU”. IEEE.

MARTIN, S. ADEME, 2006. « Collectivités locales et DEEE. Comment vous préparer à la mise en place de la filière ? », Paris.

OECD, 2003. “Technical guidance for the environmentally sound management of specific waste streams : used and scrap personal computers” ENV/EPOC/WGWPR(2001)3/FINAL.

SCHNEIDERMAN, 2004. “E-Waste - Be part of the solution”. Electronic Design.

SKUUMAN PILANE, 2006. “Recycling Consumer Electrical and Electronic Equipment”. University of Southern Queensland.

SRELEC, 2004. « Initiative Recylage. Etude pour une filière de recyclage des DEEE sur l’agglomération de Nantes ». Paris, Srelec. 42 p.

STEVELS, 2003. “An Industry Vision on the implementation of WEEE and RoHS”. IEEE.

UNEP & BASEL SECRETARIAT, MOBILE PHONE PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE DRAFT, 2004. “Environmentally sound management of used & end-of-life mobile phones”.

UNESCO, 2006. “Starting my own small business”.

US EPA, 2001. “ Electronics : a new opportunity for waste prevention, reuse, and recycling”.

US EPA, 2001. “Region IX, Computers, e-waste, and product stewardship : is California ready for the challenge ?”.

WHITE et al., 2006. “System and method for electronic device recycle tracking”. United States Patent Application Publication.

WIDMERA et al. 2005. “Global perspectives on e-waste“. Elsevier.

WILLIAMS E., 2003. “Environmental impacts in the production of PCs”. Computers and the environment: understanding and managing their impacts. Kluwer Academic Publishers and United Nations University, in R. Kuehr & E. Williams (Eds.), p. 65.

World Bank, 2003. “ICT and MDGs: A World Bank Perspective, December 2003“.

YLÄ-MELLA et al., 2004. “Recovery of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in Finland“. Oulu University Press: Oulu. p.83.- 92.

YTIKSEL AND BAYLAKOGLU., 2007. “Recycling of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Benchmarking of Disassembly Methods and Cost Analysis”. IEEE.