IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

A Statistical Outlook on E-waste in Romania


  • Daniela HINCU (BORISOV)
  • Carmen Nadia CIOCOIU
  • Razvan Catalin DOBREA
  • Elena SERBAN

    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)


The paper related to top-interest subject in dealing with increased waste quantities from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE, e-waste). It focuses on analyzing the two indicators – waste collection and products put on the market corresponding to 2007-2008 in Romania and some European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries. The dynamics of these indicators was used to identify specific patterns for the selected countries. These categories were analyzed starting from the statistical evidence: 1st category-large household appliances represents majority in total quantity of e-waste collected by Romania and 5th category-lightning equipment records an enormously rhythm of the quantity collected from 2007 to 2008.

Suggested Citation

  • Daniela HINCU (BORISOV) & Carmen Nadia CIOCOIU & Razvan Catalin DOBREA & Elena SERBAN, 2012. "A Statistical Outlook on E-waste in Romania," Romanian Statistical Review Supplement, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 60(2), pages 185-196, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:rsr:supplm:v:60:y:2012:i:2:p:185-196

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    1. De Vylder, F. & Goovaerts, M., 1985. "Semilinear credibility with several approximating functions," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 155-162, July.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rsr:supplm:v:60:y:2012:i:2:p:185-196. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Adrian Visoiu). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.