Call for Chapters: Edited Book on Future of E-Waste Management: No Fee, Submit by October 5

About the Book

Electronic waste or E-waste describes as the discarded electrical or electronic devices. The used electronics which are destined for refurbishment, reuse, recovery, salvage recycling through material recovery, or disposal are also considered e-waste. Most electronic waste goes through a recycling system called a WEEE (waste Electronic and Electronic Equipment), which not only recycles 95-98% by weight, of all e-waste passed through it, but ensues that any date left on hard drives and memories are thoroughly destroyed too.

E-waste management is a great challenge for governments of many developing countries such as India. This is becoming a huge public health issue and is exponentially increasing by the day. In order to separately collect, effectively treat, and dispose of e-waste, as well as divert it from conventional landfills and open burning, it is essential to integrate the informal sector with the formal sector.

Themes: Future of E-Waste Management: Challenges and Opportunities

Sub-themes

  • E-Waste environmental problems & current management.
  • E-Waste management in India.
  • Knowledge and Awareness Implications on E-Waste management.
  • The challenges of E-Waste management in developing countries.
  • The need for effective E-Waste management policies.
  • Environmental & health effects of E-Waste management.
  • Importance of E-Waste management to environmental sanitation.
  • Discussing the E-Waste management expectations of the future.
  • Managing E-Waste to ensure green computing.
  • E-Waste management & it’s effects on economic growth.
  • The importance of recycling in E-Waste management.
  • Environmental impact of E-Waste disposal.

Submission Guidelines

  • Contributions should be between 4500-6000 words. The word limit mentioned is inclusive of footnotes.
  • All the submissions must consist of an Abstract of not more than 250 words. The abstract will not be included in the word limit.
  • A submission can be co-authored by a maximum of two people.

Format and Citation Guidelines

  • Font Type and Size of the main text must be Times New Roman, 12.
  • Font Type and Size of footnotes must be Times New Roman, 10.
  • Line Spacing of the main text and footnotes must be 1.5, Single respectively.
  • Use of headings and Sub-Headings is encouraged. Headings and Sub-Headings should be numbered, should be of the same font type and size as the main text and should be in bold.
  • Citations must be in bluebook: 19th edition format.

Submission Procedure

  • Authors are requested to mail their original, unpublished submissions in .doc/.docx format to navtika20[at]gmail.com.
  • The name of the file must contain Name of the Author(s) + Title of the Submission.

The submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter bearing the following information:

  • Full Name of the Author(s)
  • Position/Year of Study
  • Institutional Affiliations (if any)

Contact Details of the Author(s)

Last Date for Submission: 05th October 2020

Publication Policy

The submissions should be the original work of the authors and must not be published elsewhere. Submissions with plagiarized content and copyright issues will be rejected outrightly.

After initial screening, short-listed submissions will go through a double-blind peer-review process and the final selection will be based on that procedure.

Note: There is no registration and processing fee.

Contact Details

Editors

Dr. Navtika Singh Nautiyal: Senior Assistant Professor of Law

Email: navtika20[at]gmail.com, Mobile: +91 8588806507

Ms. Shuchita Agarwal: Assistant Professor of Law

Email: shuchitabhartiya[at]gmail.com mobile: 9953238989

 

Edited Book on Future of E-Waste Management

 

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