Validity Analysis on Introducing of Small home appliances Recycling System: Actual Condition Survey in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Yuko Saito, Jeongsoo Yu

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Abstract

Ministry of Environment announced its intention to enforce small home appliances recycling system in full scale starting April 2014. We conducted the field survey on how small home appliances are actually disposed of in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture, which is appointed as subject to the pilot program by Ministry of Environment since August 2011. This paper consists of the summarized results of such field survey and the study regarding validity of small home appliances recycling system, which will be enforced in Japan in a future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-28
Number of pages4
JournalMacro Review
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Actual condition survey
  • Rare metal
  • Small home appliances recycling system
  • Urban mining
  • Validity analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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