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Antwerp World Diamond Centre
Antwerp World Diamond Centre honors Oppenheimer by supporting WorldLoop

On July 24th, AWDC presented Mr. Oppenheimer with a gift donation to four nonprofit organizations that operate within this philosophy and align to the CSR pillars of De Beers, WorldLoop was a chosen recipient. Nicky Oppenheimer, former chairman o...

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WorldLoop becomes signator of the UN Global Compact

WorldLoop is proud to support the 10 principles set out by the United Nations Global Compact in their operations. As a signator of the Global Compact, WorldLoop commits to supporting the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact with respect to hum...

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Importance of standardization in e-waste recycling practices

WorldLoop had the opportunity to present the NGO perspective in a multi-stakeholder event on the concept of expanding the standardization of recycling processing and handling standards, across the EU member countries to an international context. ...

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Urban mining and e-waste

WorldLoop participated in a panel discussion on urban mining and e-waste, presenting their model to students from Vrije University Brussels. On May 8th, UCOS hosted a debate at Vrije University on "Which solutions for the global e-waste problem."...

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WorldLoop Presents at Close the Gap’s Strategic Partner Day

The spring event season kicked off with an invitation to participate in and present at the Close the Gap Strategic Partner Day, hosted by Deloitte in Rotterdam. It was a great opportunity to reconnect with the early s...

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DNS.be
DNS.be Supports WorldLoop

DNS Belgium is a not-for-profit association that has handled the registration of all .be domain names since 1999. DNS.BE, one of the large supporters of Close the Gap, has been at the forefront of supporting e-waste recycling. During the first year of operations of WorldLoop, they supported WorldLoop through...

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WorldLoop attends UN Pan-African Forum on E-waste

WorldLoop is excited to be involved in the Pan-African Forum on E-waste, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on March 14-16th. WorldLoop will be participating in the sessions and exhibiting a booth, highlighting ...

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EU moves to strengthen the WEEE Directive

Last month, the European Parliament made an impressive move in updating the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive of 2003. The EU started coming up with more ambitious targets and arming Member States with tools to fight the ...

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First e-waste container leaves the WEEE Centre (Kenya) for Antwerp

In December 2011, the first shipment of circuit boards left the WEEE Centre in Nairobi, bound for final processing at Umicore in Belgium. ...

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Recupel
Recupel supports WorldLoop

Recupel organises the collection and processing of WEEE for Belgium, in response to the “take back obligation” set forth by the European Commission. Recupel has been involved with WorldLoop since the beginning, offering strategic advice and expertise in developing the business model, challenging the busi...

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