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Case study on the environmental impacts of the design, construction and operation of a storage, treatment, utilization (recovery/recycling) and/or waste disposal end of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the company Recover SAS NEIVA


Journal of Applied Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Nina Isabella Rodriguez Sanchez, Yerson Camilo Rivera Garcia

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Abstract

For the evaluation of the environmental impact of the design, construction and operation of  a  plant  storage,  treatment,  utilization  (recovery/recycling)  and/or  disposal  of  waste  electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for the company to recover Neiva SAS game the provisions of environmental legislation in the Republic of Colombia and studies on the subject. Then a diagnosis was made of environmental zoning of the area of direct influence (Barrio  Reinaldo  Matiz);  Based  on  the  characterization  of  strategic  development  plans;  carried out the environmental impact assessment by reference to the methodology proposed by  Fernandez,  for  environmental  management  zoning  exclusion  areas  were  established,  Environmental impacts associated with the implementation of the project had a rating of compatible severe, however, all negative impacts had a maximum rating of moderate, this shows the lesser degree of alteration that generates the design, construction and operation of a plant storage, processing, utilization (recovery/recycling) and/or disposal of (WEEE) given the characteristics of the area where take place, so the salient negative impacts are pollution particulate matter (air) pollution emission (air), solid waste pollution (soil), and positive  are  proper  handling  WEEEs  (waste),  training,awareness  and  acceptance  of  the  community  for  a  better  management  of  RAEEs  (sociocultural)  and  conservation  of  the  environment (sociocultural).

Keywords

informal recycling, environmental assessment, special waste, environmental management alternatives

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