1st Edition

Technological Advancement in E-waste Management Towards Smart, Sustainable, and Intelligent Systems

    140 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The theme of this book is sustainable e-waste management through effective amalgamation of information and communication technologies (ICT) and green recycling technologies to ensure development of intelligent, smart, and sustainable systems. It encompasses multidisciplinary interventions, including recent case studies from OEMs and IT industries as well as e-waste recyclers, and explores interdisciplinary research and industry–academia collaborations towards the development of smart and sustainable systems for e-waste management.


    • Covers the application of smart and intelligent systems for e-waste management
    • Explores recent advancements from the technological aspect – both recycling and ICT
    • Reviews supply chain criticalities for e-waste
    • Aims at cleaner production and intelligent systems for a green digital economy
    • Includes real-life case studies reflecting industry standards and the current paradigm

    This book is aimed at graduate students and researchers in environmental engineering, waste management, urban mining, circular economy, waste processing, electronics and telecommunication engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, and chemical engineering.

    Chapter 1 Introduction

    Biswajit Debnath, Anil Potluri, Abhijit Das, and Siddhartha Bhattacharyya

    Part 1 Sustainable Technologies

    Chapter 2 Application of New Information Technologies for ICT Waste Management

    Anirbit Sengupta, Adrija Das, Basabdatta Chakraborty, Avik Chatterjee, Biswajit Debnath, Ankita Das, Reshma Roychoudhuri, Priyankar Roychowdhury, and Abhijit Das

    Chapter 3 Printed Circuit Board Recycling

    Anthony Phiri, Quinton Chamunorwa Kanhukamwe, and Tichaona Goto

    Part 2 Smart and Intelligent Systems

    Chapter 4 Decision Tree Approach for Classifying E-waste to Recycle and Reproduce

    Anubha Dubey and Apurva Saxena Verma

    Chapter 5 Possible Data Analytics Approaches for E-waste Management

    Yumnam Jayanta Singh, Arup Chattopadhyay, and Sandip Chatterjee

    Chapter 6 Sustainability Aspects of E-waste Supply Chain Network Role of New and Emerging Technologies

    Biswajit Debnath, Rohit Roy Chowdhury, Chayan Acharya, and Arnab Guha

    Chapter 7 A Blockchain-Based Solution for Effective E-waste Management in Sustainable Smart Cities: A Supply Chain Perspective

    Ankita Das, Adrija Das, Biswajit Debnath, Soumyajit Chatterjee, and Abhijit Das

    Part 3 Industrial Perspective and Resilience for Future

    Chapter 8 Upcycling of E-waste: A Smart Approach Towards Sustainability

    Anil Potluri Chowdary and Sayana Sai Brahmani

    Chapter 9 Advanced Green Approaches for E-waste Recycling with Resource Recovery

    Preetiman Kaur and Shivani Sharma

    Chapter 10 Conclusion

    Biswajit Debnath, Abhijit Das, Anil Potluri, and Siddhartha Bhattacharyya


    Biswajit Debnath is a Senior Research Fellow at the Chemical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University.

    Dr Abhijit Das has received his B.Tech. (IT) from the University of Kalyani, M.Tech. (IT) from the University of Calcutta and Ph.D. (Engineering) from the Department of CSE Jadavpur University, India.

    Anil Chowdary is Managing Director of Green Waves Environmental Solutions, the only First Authorized E - waste collection and handling unit in Andhra Pradesh (unit in Visakhapatnam) since April 2015.

    Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya did his Bachelors in Physics, Bachelors in Optics and Optoelectronics, and Masters in Optics and Optoelectronics from the University of Calcutta, India in 1995, 1998, and 2000 respectively. He completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 2008. He is the recipient of the University Gold Medal from the University of Calcutta for his Masters.