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Person-in-the-Port Project to examine Nigeria’s e-waste imports
01. March 2015
A new UNU-IAS project aims to improve understanding of the quantity, quality and drivers...
StEP green paper explores policy solutions to e-waste problem
19. February 2015
The Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP) Initiative has released a new green paper that delves into the various...
Harmonization of E-waste Statistics: UN organizations introduce guidelines for classification, reporting and Indicators
16. February 2015
Currently, countries lack a uniform measurement system for waste electrical and electronic equipment (e-waste...
New StEP Steering Committee
12. February 2015
The following new StEP Steering Committee members were elected by the recent StEP General Assembly: OEMs...
New StEP Brochure
22. July 2014
We are very pleased to announce that a new StEP Brochure has been published as a first step of rebranding work.Please...
StEP White Paper lays out comprehensive standards for electrical and electronic equipment management at end-of-life
12. June 2014
Governments, agencies and companies around the world are grappling with a growing e-waste problem and its accompanying...
UNU and WHO release findings from first ever global survey on e-waste’s impact on child health
27. February 2014
In an effort to collect more information about the growing problem of e-waste and its effects on children’s...
StEP announces new Steering Committee chair
18. January 2014
The Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP) Initiative is pleased to announce that Smail Alhilali (United Nations Industrial...
StEP releases Green Paper exploring legal distinction between UEEE and e-wastes in Basel Convention
18. January 2014
In recent years, international regulation efforts have focused on prohibiting transboundary movements of e-waste...