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Electronics and the Environment, International Symposium on (2007)
Orlando, FL, USA
May 7, 2007 to May 10, 2007
ISSN: 1095-2020
ISBN: 1-4244-0861-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Scope and Format (PDF)

pp. iii
Papers

Table of contents (PDF)

pp. v-ix

Eco-Efficiency for Information and Communications Technology (ICT): The State of Knowledge in Japan (Abstract)

Yasunari Matsuno , Graduate school of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, matsuno@materia
Kazue Ichino Takahashi , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan, e-mail: ktaka@aec
Masayuki Tsuda , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Kanagaw
Jiro Nakamura , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Kanagaw
Shiro Nishi , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Kanagaw
pp. 1-5

Environmental Impact Assessment Logic for ICT systems named SI-LCA and its Case Example (Abstract)

Jun Sanekata , Hitachi Ltd., Information&Telecommunication Systems, Tokyo, Japan, jun.sanekata.sp@hitachi.com
Mitsukiyo Tani , Hitachi Ltd., Information&Telecommunication Systems, Tokyo, Japan
Takayuki Nishi , Hitachi Ltd., Information&Telecommunication Systems, Tokyo, Japan
Yasuhiro Hamatsuka , Hitachi Ltd., Production Engineering Research Laboratory, Yokohama, Japan
Hiroshi Sugai , Hitachi Ltd., Production Engineering Research Laboratory, Yokohama, Japan
pp. 6-11

Material Flow Analysis of ICT Business (Abstract)

Minako Hara , NTT Energy and Environment System Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., Atsugi-shi, Ka
Masayuki Tsuda , NTT Energy and Environment System Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.
Kazue Ichino Takahashi , NTT Advanced Technology Corp.
Yasue Nemoto , NTT Energy and Environment System Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.
Jiro Nakamura , NTT Energy and Environment System Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.
Shiro Nishi , NTT Energy and Environment System Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.
pp. 12-15

New Index for Social Impact Assessment of ICT Services (Abstract)

Masayuki Tsuda , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, m-tsuda@a
Kazue I. Takahashi , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, ktaka@aec
Minako Hara , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, m_hara@ae
Yasue Nemoto , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, nemoto@ae
Jiro Nakamura , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, jnaka@aec
Shiro Nishi , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, snishi@ae
Mika Takaoka , Faculty of Economics, Rikkyo University, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 16-18

Environmental burden assessment method for ICT solutions (Abstract)

Takafumi Hashitani , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, thashi@jp.fujitsu.com
Shigeharu Suzuki , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, suzuki.sigeharu@jp.fujitsu.com
Michinori Kutami , Fujitsu Ltd. Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, kutami.michinor@jp.fujitsu.com
pp. 19-24

The Role of Brand Information in State Financing Systems in the United States (Abstract)

Jason Linnell , National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER), Davisville, WV USA, jlinnell@electronicsrecycling.
Heather Smith , National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER), Davisville, WV USA, hsmith@electronicsrecycling.or
Walter Alcorn , Alcorn Consulting, Reston, VA USA, walter@alcornconsulting.com
pp. 25-30

Costa Rica advances towards a sustainable management of e-waste (Abstract)

Floria Roa Gutierrez , Department of Chemistry, Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica, Cartago, Costa Rica, froa@itcr.ac.cr
pp. 31-33

Methodological Study and Application on Technology Policies of PCs Recycling in China (Abstract)

Xiaohua Zhou , Dep. of Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky, 105, MMRB, Lexington, KY, 40506, U.S.A, xzhou@en
Xuefeng Wen , National Center of Solid Waste, Management, SEPA, Beijing, 100029, China, wenxuefeng@tsinghua.edu.cn
Jinhui Li , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Hao Liu , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
pp. 34-39

WEEE recycling in China. Present situation and main obstacles for improvement (Abstract)

Martin Streicher-Porte , Sustainable Technology Cooperation (sustec), TSL - Technology&Society Lab, Empa - Materials Scie
Jianxin Yang , Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 2871,
pp. 40-45

Material flow of used PCs in Japan (Abstract)

Aya Yoshida , Research Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management, National Institute for Environmental Studi
Tomohiro Tasaki , Research Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management, National Institute for Environmental Studi
Atsushi Terazono , Research Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management, National Institute for Environmental Studi
pp. 46-51

Sustainable Engineering Education: Translating Myth to Mechanism (Abstract)

Braden Allenby , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA, Br
pp. 52-56

Positive Trends and Opportunities for Sustainable Design in Operations Management Textbooks With Examples from the Electronics Industry (Abstract)

Julie Ann Stuart Williams , Department of Management/MIS, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, JAWilliams@uwf.edu
pp. 57-60

Embedded Simulation Models in Educational Games on Environmental Issues for Engineering Students (Abstract)

Amin Torabkhani , Mechanical&Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, amin@coe.neu.edu
Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Mechanical&Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, jaisaacs@coe.neu.edu
James C. Benneyan , Mechanical&Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, benneyan@coe.neu.edu
pp. 61-66

Journey from Environmental Compliance to Stewardship (Abstract)

Manthos Economou , Palm, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, USA, manthos.economou@palm.com
Ephigenie Banaynal , Palm, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, USA, ephi.banaynal@palm.com
Peter Skillman , Palm, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, USA, peter.skillman@palm.com
pp. 67-72

Electrical&Electronic Equipment: Flame Retardant Regulatory Issues (Abstract)

Raymond B. Dawson , Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, ray_dawson@albemarle.com
Susan D. Landry , Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, susan_landry@albemarle.com
pp. 73-78

Checking the Accuracy of Environmental Data for Compliance with Environmental Rules (Abstract)

Noriyasu Ninagawa , Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama, Japan, noriyasu.ninagawa.vu@hitachi.com
Yasuhiro Hamatsuka , Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama, Japan
Noriaki Yamamoto , Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama, Japan
Yuzo Hiroshige , Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama, Japan
pp. 79-84

Modeling Production Costs for SWNT Manufacturing Given Uncertain Health and Safety Standards (Abstract)

Zeynep D. Ok , Mechanical&Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, zeynep@coe.neu.edu
James C. Benneyan , Mechanical&Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, bennayan@coe.neu.edu
Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Mechanical&Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, jaisaacs@coe.neu.edu
pp. 85-90

Design for Environment in New Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies (Abstract)

John Harland , Intel Corp., Hillsboro, Oregon, John.Harland@Intel.com
David Harman , Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ, David.E.Harman@Intel.com
Len Drago , Intel Corp, Chandler, AZ, Leonard.C.Drago@Intel.com
pp. 91-96

Operational Energy Analysis of Plasmonic Imaging Lithography (Abstract)

Teresa W. Zhanga , University of California at Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1115 Etcheverry Hall, Be
Sarah W. Bates , Cornell University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ithaca, NY 14850, swb27@cornell.edu
David A. Dornfeld , University of California at Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1115 Etcheverry Hall, Be
pp. 97-101

Environmental Challenges for 45-nm and 32-nm node CMOS Logic (Abstract)

Sarah Boyd , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, sboyd@me.ber
David Dornfeld , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Nikhil Krishnan , Applied Materials, Santa Clara, CA, USA
Mehran Moalem , Applied Materials, Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 102-105

The Recycle Model of Printed Circuit Board and Its Economy Evaluation (Abstract)

Qiang Niu , Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University. Shenzhen, P.R.China, email niuj@mails.tsinghua.edu
Dong Xiang , Dept. of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University. Beijing, P.R.China, email xd@ma
Xueping Liu , Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University. Shenzhen, P.R.China, email liuxp@mail.sz.tsinghua.
Guanghong Duan , Dept. of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University. Beijing, P.R.China, email duang
Chuan Shi , Dept. of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University. Beijing, P.R.China, email sc@ma
pp. 106-111

Characterization and Analysis of Airborne Metal Exposures among Workers Recycling Cellular Phones (Abstract)

M.S. Kent , Brush Wellman Inc., Elmore, OH, US, Michael_Kent@brushwellman.com
M.L. Corbett , UFOC Toledo, OH, US, UFOC@ameritech.net
M. Glavin , United Recycling Industries ? Franklin Park, IL, US, Mglavin@unitedrecycling.com
pp. 112-116

Statistical Evaluation of Input-Side Metrics for Life Cycle Impact Assessment of Emerging Technologies (Abstract)

Yi Zhang , Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH 43210, E
Bhavik R. Bakshi , Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH 43210, E
pp. 117-122

Energy-Based Life Cycle Assessment of Industrial Products (Abstract)

Han P. Bao , Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, hbao@odu.edu
Harpreet S. Multani , Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
pp. 123-127

Life Cycle Energy Analysis and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Carbon Nanofibers Production (Abstract)

Vikas Khannaa , Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Bhavik R. Bakshi , Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
L. James Lee , Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
pp. 128-133

Energy-saving Based Innovative Product Design Method (Abstract)

Hua Li , Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX USA, hong-chao.zhang@ttu.edu
Hong-chao Zhang , Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX USA, hong-chao.zhang@ttu.edu
Derrick Tate , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX USA
pp. 134-136

A Thermodynamic Characterization of Manufacturing Processes (Abstract)

Timothy Gutowski , Department of Mechanical Engineering. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
Jeffrey Dahmus , Department of Mechanical Engineering. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
Alexandre Thiriez , Department of Mechanical Engineering. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
Matthew Branham , Department of Mechanical Engineering. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
Alissa Jones , Department of Mechanical Engineering. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
pp. 137-142

Management of WEEE&Cost Models across the EU Could the EPR principle lead US to a better Environmental Policy? (Abstract)

Federico Magalini , Dept of Economics Management&Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, federi
Jaco Huisman , Design for Sustainability Research Group, Delft, University of Technology, Landbergstraat 15, 2628 C
pp. 143-148

Where are WEEE now? Lessons from WEEE: Will EPR work for the US? (Abstract)

Jaco Huisman , Design for Sustainability Research Group, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, j.
Federico Magalini , Dept of Economics Management&Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, federi
pp. 149-154

Meeting the EuP Directive: Life Cycle Assessment Information Sharing as Opportunity for Global Compliance (Abstract)

H. Scott Matthews , Departments of Civil&Environmental Engineering / Engineering and Public Policy, Green Design Ins
pp. 155-158

Conceptualizing an Optimal Electronic Product Design and End-of-Life Management System (Abstract)

Wayne Rifer , Green Electronics Council, EPEAT Operations Manager, Portland, OR
John Katz , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, San Francisco, CA
Jeff Omelchuck , Green Electronics Council, EPEAT Director, Portland, OR
Viccy Salazar , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, Seattle, WA
pp. 159-163

Substitution of Information for Energy: An Empirical Investigation using Input-Output Analysis for the U.S. Regional Economy (Abstract)

Wei Tu , Department Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8149, USA,
pp. 164-169

Development of Sustainability Network Theory (SNT) and Model for Managing Electronics Industrial System (Abstract)

Junbeum Kim , Department of Civil and, Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA, J
Braden Allenby , Department of Civil and, Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA, B
pp. 170-173

Carbon Emissions Embodied in Importation, Transport and Retail of Electronics in the U.S.: A Growing Global Issue (Abstract)

Christopher L. Weber , Civ/Envir. Engineering, Carnegie Mellon U. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, clweber@andrew.cmu.edu
H. Scott Matthews , Civ/Envir. Engineering, Carnegie Mellon U. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, hsm@cmu.edu
James J. Corbett , Marine and Earth Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, jcorbett@udel.edu
Eric D. Williams , Civ/Envir. Engineering, Arizona State U. Tempe, AZ, USA, ericwilliams@asu.edu
pp. 174-179

A Universal Code for Lifecycle Management of Products (Abstract)

V. M. Thomas , School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, val
pp. 180-183

Pressure-triggered active fasteners: Design results using topology optimization (Abstract)

Barbara Willems , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Barbara.Wille
Wim Dewulf , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Joost R. Duflou , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
pp. 184-189

Renewable-resource Printed Wiring Board Design using Natural Fibers and a Bio-based Thermosetting Matrix (Abstract)

John D. Lincoln , Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Irvine (UCI), Irvine,
James C. Earthman , Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Irvine (UCI), Irvine,
Oladele A. Ogunseitan , Public Health Program, College of Health Sciences, and Program in Industrial Ecology, Dept. of Envir
Jean-Daniel M. Saphores , Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCI
Andrew A. Shapiro , Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UCI
pp. 190-195

Research on Decision-making Method for Green Design based on Green Utility Similarity (Abstract)

Huang Haihong , School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Hefei University of Technology Hefei, Anhui, China,
Liu Guangfu , School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Hefei University of Technology Hefei, Anhui, China
Liu Zhifeng , School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Hefei University of Technology Hefei, Anhui, China
Hong-Chao Zhang , Department of Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-3061, USA
pp. 196-201

Study of Relations between Several Factors in Immersion Silver Technique and Galvanic Attack Problem (Abstract)

Kun Li , Graduate School of Tsinghua Univ., Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, likun7185@gmail.com
Dong Xiang , Dept. of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China xd@mail.tsinghua
Xueping Liu , Graduate School of Tsinghua Univ., Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, liuxp@mail.sz.tsinghua.edu.cn
pp. 202-205

Mobile phone take back learning's from various initiatives (Abstract)

Pia Tanskanen , Nokia Corporation, Espoo, Finland Pia.tanskanen@nokia.com
Ed Butler , Nokia USA, Dallas, United States of America, ed.butler@nokia.com
pp. 206-209

Lean Production Principles in Remanufacturing A Case Study at a Toner Cartridge Remanufacturer (Abstract)

Johan Ostlin , Department of Management and Engineering, Division of Production Systems, Link_g University, SE-5818
Helene Ekholm , Department of Management and Engineering, Division of Production Systems, Link_g University, SE-5818
pp. 216-221

Recycling of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Benchmarking of Disassembly Methods and Cost Analysis (Abstract)

Talat Yuksel , EOL Project Leader, AR_L?K, ?STANBUL, TURKEY, Talat.yuksel@arcelik.com
Ilknur Baylakoglu , Chief Researcher, T_?TAK SPACE Technologies Research Institute, ANKARA, TURKEY, ilknur.baylakoglu@uz
pp. 222-226

A Comparison of North American Electronics Recycling Systems (Abstract)

Jeremy R. Gregory , Laboratory for Energy and the Environment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Department of Materials Science&Engineering and Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Inst
pp. 227-232

Bayesian Material Separation Model with Applications to Recycling (Abstract)

Timothy Gutowski , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
Jeffrey Dahmus , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
Dominic Albino , Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, dominic.albino@yale.edu
Matthew Branham , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusett
pp. 233-238

Scoping the potential of monitoring and control technologies to reduce energy use in homes (Abstract)

Eric D. Williams , Civil and Env. Engineering&School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA, e
H. Scott Matthews , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, hsm@cmu.edu
pp. 239-244

Generating Fuzzy Coloured Petri Net Forecasting Model to Predict the Return of Products (Abstract)

Jessica Hanafi , Life Cycle Engineering&Management Research Group, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Enginee
Sami Kara , Life Cycle Engineering&Management Research Group, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Enginee
Hartmut Kaebernick , Life Cycle Engineering&Management Research Group, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Enginee
pp. 245-250

Electronic Waste Recycling Preferences in California: The Role of Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors (Abstract)

Hilary Nixon , San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA, hilary.nixon@sjsu.edu
Oladele A. Ogunseitan , University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA, Oladele.Ogunseitan@uci.edu
Jean-Daniel Saphores , University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA, saphores@uci.edu
Andrew A. Shapiro , University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA, aashapir@uci.edu
pp. 251-256

Investigation on Collection Mode of Domestic E-waste in Urban China: the Case of Beijing (Abstract)

Hao Liu , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China, liu
Jinhui Li , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Xuefeng Wen , National Center of Solid Waste Management, SEPA, Beijing 100029, China
Xiaohua Zhou , Dep. of Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky, 105, MMRB, Lexington, KY, 40506, U.S.A
pp. 257-261

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