Posts tagged with: Recycling Initiatives

Authors Sampson Atiemo, Lambert Faabeluon, Andreas Manhart, Letitia Nyaaba, Tobias Schleicher Year 2016 Abstract This report was produced within the framework of the Ghanaian part of the programme on Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI). Based on field investigations in Ghana this report contains an overview on...
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San Jose, Costa Rica, 18 May 2016: During the World Resources Forum Latin America and the Caribbean, SRI, together with the the Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECPNet), organised a workshop on the roadmap for sustainable e-waste management in...
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Bogota – Colombia, April 2016: A WEEE Training Workshop was organized by the National Training Service of Colombia (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje – SENA), with support from the SRI Programme, on 18 to 22 April 2016, at the SENA’s facilities...
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A WEEE Training Workshop was organized by the National Training Service of Colombia (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje – SENA), with support from the SRI Programme, on 18 to 22 April 2016, at the SENA’s facilities in Bogota, Colombia. The goal of...
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Accra – Ghana, April 2016: Ghana has long been known for being one of Africa’s e-waste hot spots. The huge challenge from unsound recycling and disposal was presented in media channels all over the world. But now, Ghana is taking very...
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Cairo, Egypt, 10 March 2016: The Embassy of Switzerland has signed an agreement with Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology titled “Sustainable Recycling Industries in Egypt” which aims at supporting sustainable integration and participation of small and medium-sized enterprises...
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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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Following two successful previous sessions (2012 and 2014) the E-Waste Academy – Managers Edition (EWAM) will take place for the third time, on 22–26 February 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya. EWAM focuses on policy development and e-waste system design, and targets...
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Davos, 24 September 2015: This year the World Resources Forum is launching WRF Cinema at the WRF 2015 in Davos, where films, documentaries and short videos related to the sustainable use of natural resources will be displayed. The aim of WRF Cinema is to bring...
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New Delhi, August 2015: After a first month in Delhi, SRI-intern Arthur Haarman describes his field observations and experiences from Delhi’s informal plastic recycling world. Together with the local environmental NGO Toxics Link, several recyclers were visited to document existing...
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