Management system of waste electrical and electronic equipment. System dynamics approach

Luz Angélica Rodríguez B., Nicolás González E., Lorena Reyes R., Andrés Torres R.


The world is experimenting a growth of waste electrical and electronic equipment, WEEE, as a result of continuous technological progress, increasingly affordable prices and consumer behavior. This article presents a model that simulates the current situation of Bogotá's waste management system in the case of TV sets. This model includes variables that describe their influences and issues, and actors involved in the WEEE chain from televisions. The aim of this study is to determine the behavior of the system taking into account policies and activities of the actors involved, which are analyzed under different scenarios.


WEEE; EEE; system dynamics; integrated management.


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