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Country Factsheets from Twelve Jurisdictions A new report providing a summary overview, in the form of “E-waste Factsheets”, of the e-waste management practices and related legal systems for a total of twelve countries from around the globe has been publsihed....
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  South Africa, 16 February: Today marked the official beginning of a high-profile collaboration between key stakeholders in South Africa and Switzerland to meet South Africa’s rising future e-waste challenge. Embedded in the global Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) programme (2020-2023),...
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A pilot testing for the ISO IWA 19: 2017 Guidance Principles for Inclusive and Sustainable Recycling was conducted by Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) partners in 10 facilities in Colombia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa, in one large recyclers association in...
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The SRI publication “Processing of WEEE plastics – A practical handbook” contains the knowledge gathered and materials developed throughout our activities related to plastic valorization and management in the first phase of the SRI Programme. The document is especially addressed...
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Authors Mr Ulhas Parlikar, Dr L Ramakrishnan, Dr P Parthasarathy, Dr Anand Kumar, Mr Michael Gasser, Ms Deepali Sinha, Mr Mani Vajipey Year 2018 Abstract India currently produces roughly 2.5 million tons or 5% of the global e-waste every year. With growth rates of almost 30%,...
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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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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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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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