Posts tagged with: Recycling Initiatives

Authors Arthur Haarman Year 2015 Abstract 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...
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Aarau, June 2015: Recently, experts from EMPA and WRFA participated in a training course on plastic processing technologies at the Plastic Education and Training Centre in Switzerland (KATZ) in Aarau. The course was given by Mr. Jürg de Pietro, managing...
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Authors Marco Miotti, EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Heinz Böni, EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Carlos A. Hernández S., Centro Nacional de Producción Más...
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Autores Marco Miotti, EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Heinz Böni, EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Carlos A. Hernández S., Centro Nacional de Producción Más...
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  • Colombia WEEE policy workshop
SRI stakeholders now have the possibility to get actively involved in our SRI activities or just stay informed. To get involved please register as an active participant in our SRI Roundtable. You will be part of our multi-stakeholder process to develop internationally recognized...
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Accra/Cairo, June 2015: Stakeholder meetings on electronic waste were held in Accra and Caïro this month. With this the World Resources Forum has kicked-off the implementation activities for its Sustainable Recycling Industries Program (SRI) in Ghana and Egypt. Together with...
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Lima, April 2015: Our Peruvian implementing partner IPES together with the World Resources Forum has held a recycler workshop about traceability of e-waste in Lima. The workshop was based on a recent investigation lead by SRI together with the local...
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Bogota, April 2015: Colombia is making big steps towards the finalisation of their national WEEE policy. A special workshop this week in Bogota was attended by 25 stakeholders of the national WEEE committee, including the key ministries, producer take back...
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Authors Mathias Schluep – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa); Esther Müller – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa); David Rochat – SOFIES SA Year Published 2012 Abstract e-Waste management needs to fulfill different...
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Author Toxics Link Year Published 2011 Abstract The study investigates the issue of cross contamination and conducts preliminary research on the presence of Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) in recycled plastics. The study also aims at documenting the material flow of...
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