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The first shipment from Chile of cathode ray tubes (CRT) has arrived to Belgium

May 20, 2016 – WorldLoop’s partner Fundación Chilenter - Chile - , recently marked a milestone in responsible e-waste recycling  with the export of 14.77 tonnes of cathode ray tubes (CRTs) to Belgium, equivalent t...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: 2016 E-Waste Academy- Scientists Edition (EWAS)

Step (United Nation's Solving the E-Waste Problem) is  E-waste Academy – Scientists Edition (EWAS) is now accepting applications. The E-waste Academy – Scientists Edition (EWAS) is a unique program that brings together 20-25 sele...

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H2020 Project EWIT: Closing the Loop and Circular Economy for Africa

March 1, 2016: WorldLoop, as part of a consortium led by the Italian take-back scheme Remedia, has been involved in the  EU Horizon 2020 funded project - Developing an e-waste implementation toolkit to support the recycling and the secondary raw material recovery strategies in metropolitan...

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“Education for Changing the Electronic Waste Cycle in Burundi” project update

With our support and the King Baudouin Foundation, WorldLoop's partner GLICE has successfully completed its first year of the project named "Education for Changing the Electronic Waste Cycle in Burundi". After validation...

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ICT e-waste collection expands to Katanga

February 15th, 2016: Despite the positive role that ICT equipment play in socio-economic development of developing countries, they can also be source of serious danger towards the environment and health of the population. Concerning the DRC, some studies have shown that 26,100 to...

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Guiding Principles to Develop E-waste Management Systems and Legislation – Step White Paper now available

January 20th, 2016: The latest Step White Paper is now available for download. The Guiding Principles to Develop E-wa...

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Step publishes a green paper on the Effect of Waste Legislation on TBM of EEE Destined for Reuse

January 19th, 2016: The United Nations Solving the E-waste Problem (Step) Initiative, founded in 2007, ...

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CSR program in Belgium supports ICT e-waste collection in Burundi

September 10, 2015: How partners from totally different sectors manage to collaborate with WorldLoop to change the e-waste cycle? For example, what does a Burundian e-waste recycling entrepreneur, a large ...

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Bo2W applied to Portable Batteries in Kenya

November 2, 2015: WorldLoop is proud to announce a bi-lateral partnership with STIBAT and BEBAT, the Dutch and Belgian battery collection organisations. ...

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BAC (DRC) wraps up first year of 2-year project with Stichting Gilles

October 14, 2015: "There is an African proverb saying if you want to walk fast, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk together." WorldLoop's partner ...

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