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WorldLoop contributes to Step green paper explores policy solutions to e-waste problem

19.02.2015 The Solving the E-Waste Problem (Step) Initiative has released a new green paper that delves into the various policies that have been enacted in response to the global e-waste problem. The E-waste Prevention, Take-back System Design and Policy Approaches green paper presents 17 case studies fro...

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WorldLoop is hiring: Communications Coordinator

WorldLoop is looking for an enthusiastic Communications Coordinator to join our small, dynamic and growing team. The ideal candidate will want to play a significant role in the growth of an innovative organization. The Communications Coordinator will perform a variety of specialized and administrative...

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E-waste partnership between WorldLoop & Umicore finalist in the European Business Awards for the Environment 2014 – 2015

Lyon, December 2 2014: The partnership between WorldLoop and Umicore was a finalist in the the prestigious European Business Awards for the Environment 2014 -15 in the International Business Cooperation category. The announcement was made yesterday by EU Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissione...

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UN’s International Labour Organization releases working paper: Tackling informality in e-waste management

Oct 21, 2014: The present paper is the product of a joint effort by the Sectoral Activities Department and the Cooperatives Unit of the International Labour Organization (ILO). This initiative supports the ILO’s commitment to promote forms of employment that safeguard the environment, eradicate poverty and p...

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E-waste partnership between Umicore and WorldLoop wins Belgian Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Trophy

Tervuren, 17 October: The 3-year old partnership between Umicore and WorldLoop wins the first ever Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Trophy award. The jury, comprised of experts f...

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WorldLoop 2013 Annual Report now available

WorldLoop is proud to release the second annual report. Inside you will find a full picture of what WorldLoop has been up to over the last year. Started as a pilot project of Close the Gap, helping guarante...

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Sharing practices across continents showcased on Belgian TV, RTL

WorldLoop, together with their flagship project, the WEEE Centre in Kenya, were showcased this past weekend on Belgian's top French speaking news channel, RTL as a positive initiative promoting a more sustainable world, ...

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E-waste project in DRC scales up operations

In 2013, WorldLoop kicked off a partnership with Benelux Afro Center (BAC). BAC is a non-profit organization created by members of the African diaspora in Belgium in the context of self-commun...

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WorldLoop Featured at iSUP Conference

September 1-3, in Antwerp Belgium international experts from various disciplines and industries from all across the world came together at the 2014 i-SUP Conference to exchange views on how to enhance innovation for the benefit of a more s...

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WorldLoop project GLICE organizes 2nd ICT Forum in Burundi

August 4-8, 2014: GLICE, a project supported by WorldLoop, actively involved in e-waste recycling in Burundi, organised the second edition of Information and Communication Technology Forum of Bujumbura (FITB). Although a young ini...

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