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Regional E-waste Monitor for the Arab Region

Within the framework of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Arab Regional Initiative on Environment, climate change, and emergency telecommunications, SCYCLE and ITU have collaborated with the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership to implement the “Regional E-waste Monitor for the Arab Region” – a project geared toward building regional capacity on e-waste statistics for government officials and […]

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The Dutch WEEE Flows 2020: What happened between 2010 and 2018?

“The Dutch WEEE Flows 2020: What happened between 2010 and 2018?” quantifies the 2018 Dutch WEEE Flows in 2018 manner comparable to the Dutch WEEE Flows study of 2010. This report presents the EEE POM, WEEE Generated, the compliantly regulated WEEE Collection, and the WEEE Flows outside of the regulated WEEE management system in the

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EU-28, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland collect and report 55% of WEEE

UNITAR/United Nations University present an in-depth review on the WEEE Collection Rates in the EU-28, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland, which shows that the implementation mechanisms of WEEE legislation, such as the ‘all actors’ approach, a clearing house, and mandatory handover positively contribute to WEEE collection. In 2018, 55% of WEEE has been reported and collected

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Future of Electric Vehicles and Material Resources: A Foresight Brief by SCYCLE and UNEP/IETC

Electric vehicles (EVs) offer an opportunity to replace fossil fuels in the transport sector. Electrification of the transport sector can also bring benefits in terms of increased energy efficiency and reduced local pollution. However, there are genuine concerns about meeting the future energy demand for charging EV batteries with clean and renewable sources. More importantly,

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GREEN INDUSTRIAL POLICY:

14th July 2020 PROMOTING COMPETITIVNESS AND STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION
A new course by the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
 
What policies can countries implement to address the two defining crises of our time—COVID-19, and the climate emergency? How do we build the next generation of leaders—and those that inform and educate them—needed to advance green,

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Release of Mercury Report

14 December, Bonn – “In 2017,  6.2 million metric tonnes (Mt) of mercury-added product waste were generated worldwide, of which approximately 1,300 tonnes were mercury waste, roughly 0.18 grams per capita,” says the latest UNU-SCYCLE study on mercury waste, sponsored by the Government of Switzerland within a project coordinated by UNIDO, and recently launched in

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