End-of-life vehicle recycling and international cooperation between Japan, China and Korea: Present and future scenario analysis

Jia Che, Jeong soo Yu, Roy Serrona Kevin

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Abstract

In the area of end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling, Japan passed the Automobile Recycling Law in January 2005, the first in Asia. Korea followed suit with the passage of the resource circulation method in 2009. China is expected make a new recycling law in 2011. In contribution to these initiatives, Tohoku University made a comparative analysis of ELV recycling laws, advance dismantling experiments and scenario analysis to promote international cooperation. This is envisioned to introduce ELV recycling system in Japan, China and Korea and in developing countries as well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S162-S166
JournalJournal of Environmental Sciences
Volume23
Issue numberSUPPL.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun 1

Keywords

  • Advanced recycling process
  • ELV
  • Environmental and economic impacts
  • General recycling process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Science(all)

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