Waste Management

Harnessing information technology to improve women's health information: evidence from Pakistan.

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Sep 09, 2014

BACKGROUND: More than half of Pakistani women are illiterate, marginalized, and experience myriad health problems. These women are also disadvantaged in terms of their restricted mobility and limited access to public space.

Thiourea leaching gold and silver from the printed circuit boards of waste mobile phones.

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Apr 24, 2012

The present communication deals with the leaching of gold and silver from the printed circuit boards (PCBs) of waste mobile phones using an effective and less hazardous system, i.e., a thiourea leaching process as an alternative to the conventional and toxic cyanide leaching of gold.

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Qualitative and quantitative determination of heavy metals in waste cellular phones.

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Aug 09, 2013

Twenty four waste cellular phones, manufactured between 2002 and 2011, were selected in order to determine the total heavy metal content in each of their parts (printed circuit boards (PCBs), plastic housing (PH) and liquid crystal display monitors (LCDs)) and compare the results with the permiss

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Modelling waste generation by the telecom sector in Nigeria: the grey side of the impressive outing.

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Aug 27, 2008

Since the introduction of digital mobile technology into Nigeria in 2001, there has been a phenomenal improvement in mobile subscription, service delivery and in the overall penetration of mobile telecommunication into rural areas in the country.

Greening academia: use and disposal of mobile phones among university students.

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May 04, 2011

Mobile phones have relatively short lifecycles and are rapidly seen as obsolete by many users within little over a year.

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