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Brominated flame retardant research: Cost-benefit analysis of sorting options for e-waste plastics

Publication date:  October 2013
Publication reference number:  CR 155

The Ministry for the Environment commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to undertake a cost-benefit analysis of sorting options for e-waste plastics being recycled in New Zealand that potentially contain brominated flame retardants.

The report is one of two reports that provided the validation for the Ministry‘s guidance on managing waste that may contain brominated flame retardants. The other report is Brominated Flame Retardant Research: A Pilot Study of E-waste Plastic Sorting in New Zealand.