Posts tagged with: Recycling Initiatives

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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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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Bogota, 13 July 2017: Since 2009, commissioned by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Empa, the World Resources Forum (WRF) and the Colombian National Cleaner Production Centre (CNPML) have supported the development of sustainable take-back and recycling systems for electronic waste...
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Lima, 1 June 2017: On the national Recyclers Day the Swiss International Cooperation and the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) are looking back on a successfull 8 years joint engagement in the management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)....
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