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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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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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New Delhi / St. Gallen, July 2016: As part of the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) initiative in India, a study was conducted on low-tech, low-cost methods to identify and segregate plastics containing hazardous additives. Plastic recycling is an important economic activity...
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