Posts filed under: Recycling Initiatives

 The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is offering a unique training opportunity for African e-waste experts under its sector project “Concepts for sustainable waste management”, on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Together with...
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Authors Mr Ulhas Parlikar, Dr L Ramakrishnan, Dr P Parthasarathy, Dr Anand Kumar, Mr Michael Gasser, Ms Deepali Sinha, Mr Mani Vajipey Year 2018 Abstract India currently produces roughly 2.5 million tons or 5% of the global e-waste every year. With growth rates of almost 30%,...
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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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Authors Amir Safaei, Avraam Symeonidis, Sonia Valdivia, Fabian Ottiger Year 2018 Abstract This report presents the life cycle assessment studies to quantify the environmental impacts of three prevalent ‘worst practices’ in recovery of secondary metals. The three selected practices are as following:...
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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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Authors Susanne Karcher, Sonia Valdivia, Mathias Schluep Year 2018 Abstract This publication presents eight Fact Sheets including a three-step approach: identifying most common Worst Practices in the recovery of secondary metals (ranging from uncontrolled collecting practices to uncontrolled disposal practices),...
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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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Authors Environmental Protection Agency & Sustainable Recycling Industries Year 2018 Abstract The Technical Guidelines on Environmentally Sound E-Waste Management for Collectors, Collection Centers, Transporters, Treatment Facilities and Final Disposal in Ghana have been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
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