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Handbook of Recycling by Markus Reuter, Ernst Worrell

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Chapter 22

Material-Centric (Aluminum and Copper) and Product-Centric (Cars, WEEE, TV, Lamps, Batteries, Catalysts) Recycling and DfR Rules

Antoinette van Schaik1 and Markus A. Reuter2,3     1MARAS—Material Recycling and Sustainability, The Hague, The Netherlands     2Outotec Oyj, Espoo, Finland     3Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

Abstract

The recycling link between End-of-Life (EoL) product composition and metallurgical recovery is discussed in this chapter with reference to a materials centric view (aluminium, copper) and product centric by referring to products such as End-of-Life Vehicles, WEEE, E-waste, Lighting, TV/Displays and Catalysts, Batteries etc. For each of the EoL metals and products, some detail of “mineralogy,” i.e. composition, ...

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