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Accra – Ghana, April 2016: Ghana has long been known for being one of Africa’s e-waste hot spots. The huge challenge from unsound recycling and disposal was presented in media channels all over the world. But now, Ghana is taking very...
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Cairo, Egypt, 10 March 2016: The Embassy of Switzerland has signed an agreement with Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology titled “Sustainable Recycling Industries in Egypt” which aims at supporting sustainable integration and participation of small and medium-sized enterprises...
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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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To support the development of the Guidance Principles for secondary metals we are launching the Public Consultation process for which we greatly appreciate any contribution by interested stakeholders. The survey takes no longer than  5 minutes to complete and will...
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Davos, 24 September 2015: This year the World Resources Forum is launching WRF Cinema at the WRF 2015 in Davos, where films, documentaries and short videos related to the sustainable use of natural resources will be displayed. The aim of WRF Cinema is to bring...
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St. Gallen, September 2015: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) has published a paper on “Social Criteria for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals”. The document seeks to present a review of literature and analysis on criteria to identify issues of concern...
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