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“Philips perceives StEP as an international stakeholder platform that results in a better understanding of e-waste management for all parties involved and creates improvement opportunities for recycling systems worldwide.”
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Eelco Smit -Senior Director Sustainability

Philips Consumer Lifestyle
“We joined StEP to be part of the solution. StEP provides a platform for the Univerity to engage with other stakeholders and other interested parties to develop a solution to the global problem of e-waste."
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Margaret Bates - Reader in Sustainable Wastes Management

Centre of Sustainable Wastes Management, University of Northhampton
“Partnership and knowledge transfer are the two key issues for joining the StEP Initiative. There is a need to apply an environmental and economical sound e-waste management system in the Middle East & North Africa in cooperation with the StEP members."
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Hossam Allam - Regional Programme Manager

CEDARE - Centre for Environmental and Development for the Arab Region & Europe, Egypt
“StEP is a great way to work on the really big e-waste issues with people from industry, government and academia."
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Colin Fitzpatrick - Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, Lecturer

University of Limerick
“StEP provides a global platform, enables knowledge exchange and bridges the North-South gap. Empa as a research institute and co-founder of StEP strongly supports this important endeavor."
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Heinz Böni - Critical Materials and Resource Efficiency Group (CARE), Head of Research Group

Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology