All posts by: SRI Team

Accra/Cairo, June 2015: Stakeholder meetings on electronic waste were held in Accra and Caïro this month. With this the World Resources Forum has kicked-off the implementation activities for its Sustainable Recycling Industries Program (SRI) in Ghana and Egypt. Together with...
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Lima, April 2015: Our Peruvian implementing partner IPES together with the World Resources Forum has held a recycler workshop about traceability of e-waste in Lima. The workshop was based on a recent investigation lead by SRI together with the local...
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Bogota, April 2015: Colombia is making big steps towards the finalisation of their national WEEE policy. A special workshop this week in Bogota was attended by 25 stakeholders of the national WEEE committee, including the key ministries, producer take back...
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Authors Mathias Schluep – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa); Esther Müller – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa); David Rochat – SOFIES SA Year Published 2012 Abstract e-Waste management needs to fulfill different...
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Author Toxics Link Year Published 2011 Abstract The study investigates the issue of cross contamination and conducts preliminary research on the presence of Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) in recycled plastics. The study also aims at documenting the material flow of...
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Author Centre for Environment for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) Year Published 2011 Abstract The study focuses on the hotspots of the WEEE handling and recovery industry in Egypt. The needs assessment covers various public and private sector stakeholders...
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Authors Yaw Amoyaw-Osei – Green Advocacy Ghana; Obed Opoku Agyekum – Green Advocacy Ghana; John A. Pwamang – Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana; Esther Mueller – Empa, Switzerland; Raphael Fasko – Empa, Switzerland; Mathias Schluep – Empa, Switzerland Year Published 2011...
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Authors Siddharth Prakash – Öko-Institut e.V.; Andreas Manhart – Öko-Institut e.V.; in cooperation with: Yaw Amoyaw-Osei – Green Advocacy Ghana; Obed Opoku Agyekum – Green Advocacy Ghana Year Published 2010 Abstract This report is written within the framework of the...
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