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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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Geneva, 28 April 2017: The new ISO Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals were launched at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention. The launch at the UN meeting in Geneva was...
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Viña del Mar, Chile, June 2016: About 12 organizations attended the Roundtable discussion on ‘Sustainable Resource Management – Urban Mining’ held on 9 June in Viña del Mar, Chile, in conjunction with 5th Seminar of the Iberoamerican Life Cycle Network. The Ministry of Environment...
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San Jose, Costa Rica, 18 May 2016: During the World Resources Forum Latin America and the Caribbean, SRI, together with the the Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECPNet), organised a workshop on the roadmap for sustainable e-waste management in...
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St. Gallen, 9 May 2016: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Roundtable has published today the report of its ISO IWA Session #2 on Guidance Principles for secondary metals. The session was organised by the World Resources Forum (WRF) and the Swiss...
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Lima, 9-11 February and Nairobi 27 February 2016: Local consultations with formal and informal recyclers as well as with local authorities and Governments’ representatives were held in Peru and Kenia on the Draft 1 of the ISO document on “Guidance...
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St.Gallen, 1 February 2016: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Roundtable has launched the Public Review of Draft 1 of the Guidance Principles for secondary metals. Draft 1 is published on the SRI website and is available for comments until March 31, 2016. This will be the first of two public reviews...
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St. Gallen, 17 December 2015: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Roundtable has published today the meeting report of its ISO IWA Session #1 on Guidance Principles for secondary metals, which took place on 14-16 October 2015 in Davos, Switzerland, back...
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Davos, 14-16 October 2015: The SRI Roundtable has hold its first stakeholder workshop on sustainability criteria in secondary metals management. The ISO process, kicked off with 50 participants from 16 countries, develops Guidance Principles with the aim to influence the...
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Following two successful previous sessions (2012 and 2014) the E-Waste Academy – Managers Edition (EWAM) will take place for the third time, on 22–26 February 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya. EWAM focuses on policy development and e-waste system design, and targets...
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