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Economic analysis of end-of-life computer systems in educational institutions
Author(s): Mehmet Dincer; Elif A. Kizilkaya; Surendra M. Gupta
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Paper 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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4193, Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing, (9 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.417289
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Mehmet Dincer, Northeastern Univ. (United States)
Elif A. Kizilkaya, Northeastern Univ. (United States)
Surendra M. Gupta, Northeastern Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4193:
Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
Surendra M. Gupta, Editor(s)

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