9 February 2001 Economic analysis of end-of-life computer systems in educational institutions
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Proceedings Volume 4193, Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.417289
Event: Intelligent Systems and Smart Manufacturing, 2000, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
In this paper we address the operational and economical aspects of EOL computer systems at educational institutions. To this end we present an actual case study of a major university in Boston and provide an economical analysis of different options such as disposal, disassembly, recycling, reuse and re-sale of these systems. We recommend a new procedure that will improve the collection and handling processes leading to a structured decision making methodology.
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Mehmet Dincer, Mehmet Dincer, Elif A. Kizilkaya, Elif A. Kizilkaya, Surendra M. Gupta, Surendra M. Gupta, } "Economic analysis of end-of-life computer systems in educational institutions", Proc. SPIE 4193, Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing, (9 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.417289; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.417289
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