In recent years, the environmental problems caused by the traditional implementation of reverse logistics enterprises have become more and more serious. Especially for the enterprises of electronic products, the heavy metal pollution problems caused by the waste of electronic products have made more and more enterprises and researchers begin to seek a green approach of reverse logistics. (...)
This paper will construct a conceptual model by using activity-based costing and relevant theory of quality management. From the perspective of electronic products manufacturers, this model help enterprises to make good choices in the reversed activities of recycling products, taking good advantage of the idea from "Cradle to Cradle", while expecting to decrease environmental harmfulness of the reversed logistics.
SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies.
IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly.