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Document ID (ISN)101700
CIS number 03-682
ISBN(s) 3-89701-921-3
Year 2002
Convention or series no. Tb 130
Author(s)
Bundesanstalt fŘr Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin
Title Recycling - Are we in control?
Original title Recycling - Alles im Griff? [in German]
Bibliographic information Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Postfach 10 11 10, 27511 Bremerhaven, Germany, 2002. 252p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: EUR 20.50.
Abstract Proceedings of a conference on safety and health, legal aspects and technologies relating to recycling held at Dortmund, Germany, on 4 and 5 June 2002. Main topics covered: European and German regulations and their implications; design of products with a view to their recyclability; recycling of hazardous materials in automobiles; recycling of automobile textiles; recycling of electronic waste; disassembly of electronic equipment; recycling of bromine in plastics containing brominated flame retardants; analysis of the ecoefficiency of recyclable PET mineral water bottles; plastics recycling; waste composting and fermentation; risks to health from bioaerosols formed in composting units and validity of specific IgGs as exposure markers; particle-counting as an indirect measure of airborne microorganisms in waste treatment plants; exposure to microorganisms in waste collection.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; recycling of materials; respirable dust; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) textiles; polyethylene; legal aspects; Germany; bromine; plastics; conference; electronic equipment; aerosols; garbage composting; road vehicles; determination in air; antibodies
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal