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Processing of WEEE Plastics: A Practical Handbook
11. December 2019
Valorizing the plastic fraction from WEEE is often challenging because different plastics need to be sorted by...
Country updates from Brazil and Peru
04. December 2019
Brazil In June this year, Brazil issued the “Sectoral Agreement for the Implementation...
LaWEEEda Latin American – European network on e-waste opens training centres
10. October 2019
The sound management and treatment of e-waste in Latin America has become a topic of growing concerns. As in other...
Discussions on e-waste, climate change and more at the 9th Green Standards Week in Valencia
09. October 2019
The City of València hosted the ...
New publication "Future E-Waste Scenarios"
09. September 2019
This joint publication between StEP, UNU, and UNEP IETC makes an attempt to look into the future of the problem...
ORAMA Webinars: UNU / WEEE Forum / TUB / EMPA/ CHALMERS / GEUS
09. September 2019
Data Optimisation for Secondary Raw Materials A cornerstone of the European Investment...
New members of StEP Supervisory Committee
21. June 2019
We are pleased to announce that Eelco Smit and Garth Hickle join the StEP Supervisory Committee! Both are well-known...
Agbogbloshie: Health Post, Technical Training Center and Football Pitch officially opened
15. April 2019
On 27th March the official commission of the Health Post & Technical Training Center as well as the renovated...
Upcoming webinar "Lithium-Ion batteries: Experiences and new developments"
10. April 2019
Lithium-Ion batteries are increasingly used in electronic products and since a couple of years end up in the waste...
StEP Newsletter 02/2019
29. March 2019
New chair of the StEP Supervisory Committee StEPs Supervisory...
Stay informed about the next version of the R2 Standard (R2v3)
08. March 2019
The draft version of the next R2 Standard (R2v3) is soon to be released for public review and comment. The R2...
Guide for creating successful informal-formal partnerships in the Indian E-waste Sector published by GIZ
31. January 2019
At the end of 2018 GIZ published a new short practical guidance “...
New study published titled “Current situation of E-waste management, treatment, reuse and waste recovery in Paraguay”
25. January 2019
The study published in Dec 2018, was the result of the collaboration between the Faculty of science and Technology...
Launch of information platform encouraging manual disassembly of electronic waste
04. January 2019
Recyclers to benefit from increased safety and efficiency of electronics recycling The Recycler Information...
Report on End-of-Life Management of Batteries in the Off-grid Solar Sector published by GIZ and EnDev
09. November 2018
The publication, which is authored by Öko-Insitute and Sofies and was developed within the GIZ sector project...