Posts tagged with: Guidance Principles

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 International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Year 2017 Abstract IWA 19:2017 provides a global framework for the sustainable management of secondary metals. The framework includes sustainability and traceability requirements for metals recovered. IWA 19:2017 guides economic operators of secondary metals...
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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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We will launch the ISO International Workshop Agreement on the ‘Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals’ (ISO IWA 19:2017) at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention. The new ISO document aims...
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Authors SRI Roundtable Secretariat Year 2016 Abstract The  ISO International Workshop Agreement (IWA) Session #4 on “Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals” was organised by the World Resources Forum (WRF) and the Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV)...
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Authors  Sonia Valdivia, Maria Sureda, Mathias Schluep, Rolf Widmer, Rolf Widmer Year 2016 Abstract Recycling of waste that contains metals is a growing economic opportunity for micro, small and medium enterprises and an important income source for the informal sector in...
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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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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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With the aim to introduce the Draft 1 of ‘ISO Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Recycled Metals ’ to newcomers and interested people and to facilitate the review of the document, an open webinar is being organized. Date:...
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Authors Maria Sureda Serra, Sonia Valdivia, Mathias Schluep Year 2015 Abstract The document seeks to present a review of literature and analysis on criteria to identify issues of concern that might be useful and applicable to ensure sustainable management of...
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