Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy (2018) 4:155–156 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40831-018-0182-4(0123456789().,-volV)(0123456789().,-volV) INNOVATIONS IN WEEE RECYCLING Bernd Friedrich Published online: 30 May 2018 The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2018 The steadily increasing level of technology not only in devices already reach the end of their life cycles in less society but also in the economy is accompanied by a than 10 years, signiﬁcant amounts of Waste Electric and growing number of electronic devices—particularly in the Electronic Equipment (WEEE) are generated every year. ﬁelds of communication, information and entertainment. According to the Global E-Waste Monitor in 2016, 44.7 Mt The high performance and functionality of electronic of WEEE were generated worldwide, of which only 20% devices such as mobile phones, computers and televisions were recycled. Compared to natural resources, WEEE require appropriate hardware components and therefore the exhibits a much higher concentration of several technology use of technology metals with the ability of rapid trans- metals such as copper and precious metals, whereas the mission and handling of large amounts of data. Therefore, content of (critical) trace metals (i.e., In, Ga, Ge, Ta) is metals such as copper, tin, gold, silver, tantalum, gallium located in the range of primary ores. Hence, for those and
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