Posts filed under: Recycling Initiatives

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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Authors Michael Gasser, Hannah Hüdepohl, Arthur Haarman Year 2018 Abstract This report presents a feasibility study for developing a certification scheme for sustainably recycled plastic flakes and granules in India. Such a scheme would ensure that the services provided by sustainable recyclers...
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Authors Toxics Link Year 2017 Abstract Previous studies on BFR in WEEE plastic in India indicated the presence of BFR in plastic and how the entire plastic chain was getting contaminated as BFR contaminated plastic was not segregated. This report explores other...
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Authors Sustainable Recycling Industries Year 2016 Abstract This document is an attempt to explain the process of cement kiln co-processing for non -recyclable hazardous plastic waste and guidelines for successful co-processing of waste stream. The content is more of various...
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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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Authors Sandra Méndez-Fajardo, Heinz Böni, Carlos Hernández, Mathias Schluep, Sonia Valdivia Year 2017 Abstract This guide presents a methodology that facilitates the design of sustainable WEEE management policies in developing countries. A systems approach entails a profound understanding of the...
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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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Authors Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible (MADS) Year 2017 Abstract The e-waste Policy sets the strategy that the country will follow over the next 15 years in an integral management of e-waste by establishing four fundamental objectives: 1) consumer...
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