Advancements in Electronics Industry Encouraging Adoption of E-waste Management

TechNavio today published its report Electronic Waste Management Market in North America 2010–2014.

Online PR News – 20-February-2012 – – February 16, 2012 -- The report discusses the significant trends impacting this market.

TechNavio’s report highlights that in order to remain competitive in the North American market there is a need for the continuous advancement of technologies. This leads to the emergence of electronic products operating in a highly optimized fashion, in terms of performance and power. In order to meet this demand for best-performing products, manufacturers are producing electronic products that include huge volumes of toxic chemicals. This has resulted in a focus on e-waste management.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s Clean Tech team said, "The US EPA and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have come up with rules and regulations to encourage the reuse and recycling of e-waste in the US. In all the states of the US, except California, a producer responsibility approach is brought in by the US Government, while the electronic product manufacturer needs to pay only for recycling processes. Around 24 states in the US have passed mandatory legislations for e-waste management and recycling."

Key findings from the report:
* Existence of Valuable Materials in E-waste
* Increased Unhealthy E-waste Dumping
* Innovation in E-waste Technologies

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key players.

TechNavio, the market research platform of Infiniti Research Ltd, publishes periodic reports on niche and emerging technologies. For further information, please visit

Follow us on Twitter @ Technavio

Media Contact:
Ludmila Berkesova
Program Manager
8 Wimpole Street
W1G 9SP London UK
Tel: 0044 207 637 2456
Fax: 0044 845 280 2825