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The Development of National LCA Database Roadmaps project ran from October 2018 until August 2019 as a part of the Resource Efficiency through Application of Life cycle thinking (REAL) project. The REAL initiative was implemented between 2016-2019 by UN Environment...
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Running from 2014 to 2018 and led by the ecoinvent Association, the Life Cycle Inventories (LCI) component of the SRI programme brought together local stakeholders in Brazil, Colombia, India, Peru and South Africa to develop inventory data for core activities...
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 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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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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