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Plastic value chains: Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region
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This project identifies thousands of tonnes per annum of potential enhanced plastics recycling from Nordic electronic waste. Plastics recycling does not always feature prominently in waste treatment. Recycling is technologically viable although the market and economic landscape is challenging. Easy export markets for waste plastic are largely closed and near-source treatment is increasingly needed. Concerns include issues of quality and worries about hazardous materials. Positively engaging electronics producers - beyond the bare punitive requirements within extended responsibility schemes – is a crucial driver for further developments.

The report is part of the Nordic Prime Ministers’ overall green growth initiative: “The Nordic Region – leading in green growth”. Read more in the web magazine “Green Growth the Nordic Way” at www.nordicway.org or at www.norden.org/greengrowth The report for Part 2 will be published in December 2014.

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Copenhagen: Nordisk Ministerråd, 2014. , 84 p.
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TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2014:542
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Miljø, Grøn vækst
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Environmental Sciences
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Environment; Green growth
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URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-3133DOI: 10.6027/TN2014-542ISBN: 978-92-893-2802-9 (print)ISBN: 978-92-893-2846-3 (print)ISBN: 978-92-893-2803-6 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-3133DiVA: diva2:721021
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