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Desmond Tutu with Olivier Vanden Eynde
Inspirational discourse with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and French CxOs in Paris

Last week, WorldLoop, together with their founding organization Close the Gap, organised a breakfast meeting with Archbishop Des...

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WorldLoop & Recupel win 2014 Sustainable Partnership Award

Brussels, June 3, 2014 - On Tuesday, June 3 leading figures from business and the non-profit sector gathered in Brussels for the presentation of the Sustainable Partnerships Award 2014. The sustainability networks ...

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Recycling International Magazine covers WorldLoop’s E-waste Practitioner Training

WorldLoop's initiatives were covered in the March 2014 edition of Recycling International with a special focus on the recent E-Waste Practit...

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WHO & UNU Study: Impact of e-waste on children

In an effort to collect more information about the growing problem of e-waste and its effects on children’s health, the United Nations University (UNU) and the World Health Organization (WHO) partnered to create the first global survey investigating the impacts of e-waste recycling on child health. “Stud...

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E-waste getting a second life as new technologies

A Togolese entrepreneur and engineer creates a fully functional 3D printer for less than $100 with parts sourced from local e-waste sites. ...

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Yale takes a closer look at engaging informal e-waste sector

Yale Environment 360, a publication of the Yale School of Forestry and Environment, recently took a closer look at the informal sectors of e-waste processing and the growth activities under the ...

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WorldLoop welcomes 12 e-waste practitioners to Belgium

UNIDO and WorldLoop partner with Recupel and the Belgian recycling industry to advance sustai...

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WorldLoop’s model for e-waste management featured in MO*Magazine

A leading outlet reporting on development collaboration, Belgian-based MO*Magazine recently published a series of articles looking at the e-waste situation end-to-end. WorldLoop’s model and e-waste recycling project in Kenya were highlighted, demonstrating a solution that is making an impact today in local...

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WorldLoop starts up e-waste recycling in West Africa

WorldLoop recently started two new exciting partnerships outside the East African region, expanding the geographical scope for sustainable e-waste management to West Africa as well. By joining forces with ...

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StEP Launches World E-Waste Map Revealing National Volumes, International Flows

By 2017, all of that year’s end-of-life refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, computers, and other electrical and electronic products could fill a line of 40-ton trucks around three-quarters of the equator. This would represent a global jump of 33% in just five years. This startling forecast is based ...

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