Month: November 2014


Environmental Economic Benefit Assessment Research of Recycled Phosphor in Obsolete CRTs

Lots of phosphors including rare earth elements (Y, Eu, Ce, Te, etc.) exists in the obsolete CRT TV sets and PC Monitor in recent years, on the other hand, the rare earth resources are scarce, and environmental pollution caused by primary rare earth ore mining is serious. To investigate the environmental benefits derived from recycling


Environment Economy Assessment on Recycling of Rare Earths and Mercury from the Waste Fluorescent Lamps

Rare earth elements and mercury in waste fluorescent lamps belong to the category of hazardous waste. In China, the scrap of waste fluorescent lamps produced each year is more than 5 billion. The improper disposal not only causes a waste of resources, but also pollutes environment seriously. People do not pay much attention to recycling


Attribution Analysis at Member State Level of Percent Changes in European Carbonization Index

Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, emissions of CO2 due to human activities have led to a marked increase in atmospheric concentrations of long-lived gases, leading to a worrisome global warming. In recent years, with a view to contribute to design suitable policies to control those emissions, numerous environmental studies have analyzed the trends


Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Packages: An Environmental and Energy-Saving Option

The water management systems throughout the world employ and depend heavily on water supply management approach to cater the demand. This approach is unsustainable in the long run as water demand will eventually overtake water supply. It requires an effective approach like building water retaining structures; dams, canals etc., along with an effective management plan


Hospital Waste Management in Ondo State South West Nigeria

Globally, the concept of sustainability is currently increasing because there is need to conserve and preserve the environment. This study investigates waste management practices in some selected hospitals in Ondo State. The research focuses on some selected hospitals in densely populated regions of the state. Five (3 public and 2 privates) hospitals were assessed, their