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RCRA Online Number:51419
Title:Electronics Waste Management in the United States Through 2009
Document Date:05/01/2011
Description:This report provides data and information on electronics waste management in the United States. Specifically, the report models the number and weight of electronic products that are in use, storage, and end-of-life management in a given year; extending from purchase to the point when the product is either disposed or collected for recycling. This report addresses consumer electronic products, from both residential and commercial/institutional users, that were manufactured or imported for sale in the United States. The study encompasses the following product categories: Personal computers (PCs), including desktop central processing units (CPUs) and portables; computer displays, including cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors and flat-panel monitors; keyboards and mice; hard-copy devices, including printers, fax machines, scanners, digital copiers, and multi-function devices; televisions (TVs), including monochrome, CRT, flat-panel, and projection; and mobile devices, including cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), smartphones, and pagers. This report updates EPA’s 2008 report Electronics Waste Management in the United States: Approach 1 (530-R-08-009).
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EPA Publication Number:530-R-11-002
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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