The 3Rs of Telecommunications Equipment and Installations for Telephone and Internet

Hajime Yamakawa
2013 Material Cycles and Waste Management Research  
Development of ICT (Information and Telecommunications Technology) is diversifying communication tools. In response to this trend, it is now necessary to review the waste generation situation and the 3Rs of new and old telecommunications equipment and installations. This paper shows outlines of telephone and Internet systems, along with their development. The paper also reports on situations dealing with waste generation and the 3Rs on telephone installations, public telephones, landline
more » ... nes and facsimiles, as well as mobile phones, personal computers and data circuit terminating equipment.
doi:10.3985/mcwmr.24.196 fatcat:7dwtha2m3bdnzdslij3mnpitxa