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Official launch of the GreenCo E-waste Recycler rating system Chennai, June 28, 2018: India currently produces roughly 2.5 million tons or 5% of the global e-waste every year. With growth rates of almost 30%, Indian e-waste quantities double every 2.5-3...
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August 2018. The publication on ‘Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) of Selected Worst Practices in Secondary Metals Recovery’ presents a unique work developed by Ecoinvent and the World Resources Forum (WRF) under the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Programme. The report sheds...
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St. Gallen, 4 July 2018 The Fact Sheets “From Worst to Good Practices in Secondary Metals Recovery” are now available online. This publication provides a concise and reader-friendly set of eight Fact Sheets with most common identified Worst Practices (ranging...
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Accra, February 2018: Ghana, known for being one of Africa’s major e-waste hot spots, has taken another important step towards more sustainable management and recycling of electronic waste. On 15th February 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology (MESTI) and the...
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Geneva, October 2017: SRI has launched the new WEEE Policy design guidebook at the World Resources Forum 2017 in Geneva. This guidebook is based on the pioneering process in Colombia, which has led to the publication of the first WEEE policy...
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Geneva, 26 October 2017: On the side-lines of their annual conference, the World Resource Forum today presented the key achievements of the Sustainable Recycling Industries project. This initiative, launched in 2012, aims at building a cohesive framework for encouraging e-waste recycling...
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Accra, July 2017: On 21st of July, the managers of three secondary lead-smelters signed commitments to work with the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency to improve their operations. The step followed assessments, trainings and audits conducted by the SRI project in cooperation...
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Bogota, 13 July 2017: Since 2009, commissioned by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Empa, the World Resources Forum (WRF) and the Colombian National Cleaner Production Centre (CNPML) have supported the development of sustainable take-back and recycling systems for electronic waste...
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Lima, 1 June 2017: On the national Recyclers Day the Swiss International Cooperation and the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) are looking back on a successfull 8 years joint engagement in the management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)....
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Cairo, 25 May 2017: The final pitches under the E-Khorda incubation program for budding e-waste recyclers took place on the 25th May 2017 in Cairo. As part of the Swiss funded Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) program, 11 entrepreneurial teams participated in...
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