Implementation of the Electronic Waste Management to Achieve Environmental Sustainability in Indonesia

Yenita, Lamto Widodo
2020 Proceedings of the 2nd Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2020)   unpublished
Technology strongly dominates human activities in the industrial 4.0 era, in which the industry continues to issue the most high technology electronic devices to compete with the increasingly complex human needs. The accelerated increase in technology makes the life cycle of electronic devices faster so that it produces ewaste (electronic waste). This research aims to examine the implementation of the electronic waste management in Indonesia. Private sectors have a big role in socializing to
more » ... public about the importance of minimizing the negative effects of e-waste by implementing the e-waste management in Indonesia. This research is a qualitative descriptive study using secondary data from scientific journals, prior researches, publications in the last five years, and regulations regarding e-waste management in China, Japan, Malaysia, and India. Government is also expected to have concrete actions to reduce e-waste in Indonesia. For this reason, the role of Indonesian government in the field of e-waste regulation is needed considering the capability of solving this problem in order to lead to the better environment for the society in Indonesia.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.201209.160 fatcat:2gk4gntc4nbtnbvrhd2gfhzeaq