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WorldPC at UNEP Conference Kenya, March 2012
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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2012 EU Releases Recast of WEEE Directive
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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2011 First Container of PCBs Arrive in Antwerp
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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Business Planning
WorldLoop Business Plan Created

WorldLoop has created a model for an integrated sustainable E-waste management System in the East African Community. The study was carried out during the year 2010 by Close the Gap with the support of Ecores/RDC consultants and the financial contribution of Belgian Technical Cooperation. ...

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Dutch CIO’s engaged into WorldLoop e-waste program

On February 22nd, 2011 the 3rd CharITy dinner occurred in the Castle of Ammersoyen in the Netherlands. Prof. Dr. Jan Pronk – former Minister for Development in the Netherlands, former Deputy Secretary general United Nations, former special UN-e...

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Hennie Wesseling joins WorldLoop’s Board of Directors

WorldLoop management is very proud and happy to welcome Hennie Wesseling as its newest Board Member. Mr Wesseling is one of the leading CIO’s in The Netherlands who was appointed CIO of the year in 2006. Until 31 December 2009 Hennie Wesseling was CIO...

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Belgian Development Agency
BTC/CTB Supports WorldLoop

BTC-CTB is a Belgian development agency whose mission is to mobilise resources and expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC-CTB supported Close the Gap with by sponsoring a feasibility study to set up an integrated e-waste management system in the East African Community, called the WorldPC Pilot Proj...

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