Electrical Equipment and Electronic and their Impact of Waste in the Republic of Kosovo

Naim Baftiu

Abstract


Managing waste electrical and electronic equipment is a challenge both for Kosovo and for all developed countries in the world bugs. Waste electrical and electronic equipment (MPEE) , or ' e-waste ', are a growing challenge for governments around the world . It is clear that we must change the way that designed, manufactured, used and managed electronic equipment after their exit from use, if we wish to continue to harvest the benefits that brings technological development, while at the same time not hurt people and the planet. In some states have not yet defined legal instruments, and also continue to see how e-waste going from rich countries, which have the capacity to handle it safely and appropriately. Kosovo so far no special legal regulation which would be included this type of waste, but as part of the process for adoption of EU legislation, the Ministry of Planning should prepare the Law on Waste Management of electrical and electronic equipment. While consumption of computers and electronic equipment is growing slowly in all parts of the world, it is not in balance with the associated increase in infrastructure for safe management of such waste electrical and electronic equipment. There are some problems that are caused by the use of increasingly large electronic devices and which pose a risk to human health, and also represent the ecological disaster. In Kosovo have different types of electrical and electronic waste such in this paper will be presented some data which will show how to manage respectively handle e- waste electrical and electronic equipment such.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2015.v4n1s2p95


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