E-Waste landscape in Western Balkans: progress, obstacles, and recommendations for a more sustainable sector.
The National E-waste Monitor 2023 – Kazakhstan provides an assessment of statistics, legislation, and management infrastructure of e-waste in Kazakhstan.
Beirut/Bonn, 30 March 2023 – A shift to a circular economy in West Asia would place 33 per cent less electronic and electrical
The Regional E-waste Monitor for Latin-America 2022, results for the 13 countries participating in project UNIDO-GEF 5554 provides an assessment of statistics, legislation, and management infrastructure of e-waste and persistent organic pollutants in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru Uruguay and Venezuela. E-waste generation in the region increased
UNITAR/United Nations University present an in-depth analysis of the portable battery waste flows in the Netherlands for 2019. The Netherlands generated 9.5 kt of battery waste and reached the collection target set by the Battery Directive with a 50.6% collection rate. Nevertheless, 36% of the battery waste generated took a different route than the compliant
“Monitoring Exports of used Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) from the Netherlands” An integrated method for monitoring exports for reuse Today (UNU/UNITAR) SCYCLE published a report summarizing a new integrated method for monitoring the export of used electrical and electronic equipment. This report was commissioned by the “Dutch Monitoringsberaad WEEE”. The monitoring council WEEE brings
To explain how the “Forensic Data Analysis for Waste Trafficking Tool” published by the WasteForce project works, an instruction video has been published. The video shows examples of how the tool can support data retrieval and analysis in the area of illegal waste shipments. The tool improves access to historic data to be used in
Foreseen drop in 2020 sales-related e-waste : 4.9 million metric tonnes or ~6.4%; Pandemic intensified digital divide between high, middle and low income countries In the first three quarters of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic caused a 30% fall in electronic and electrical equipment sales in low- and middle-income countries but only a 5% decline in
In the context of the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), SCYCLE is partnering with ITU to support Malawi in conducting a national quantification assessment on e-waste. MACRA, the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority, is currently under a stakeholders’ consultation process to start developing an e-waste policy. Quantifying the amount of e-waste generated in Malawi will be
Within the context of the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), SCYCLE is partnering with ITU to support Namibia in developing a national WEEE quantification assessment. In 2019, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) of Namibia requested assistance from ITU for the development of a national WEEE management policy. Policy validation and implementation plans