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E-waste collection starting up in the DRC

WorldLoop is proud of the progress Benelux Afro Centre (BAC) has been making on e-waste awareness and collection in the Kinshasa region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...

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WorldLoop is hiring…

We are excited to announce a new vacancy within our team for a project manager. WorldLoop is looking for an enthusiastic project manager 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 in the field of green ICT for...

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WorldLoop offers expertise to E-waste Management Project in Ethiopia

As part of WorldLoop's partnership with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), WorldLoop provides support to various e-waste projects th...

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Calling all Researchers: Step’s E-waste Academy Science Edition Call for Applications now open

The E-Waste Academy-Scientists Edition (EWAS) is a pioneering concept in the research and education on e-waste management, looking at the e-waste issue in its entirety, rather than through the lens of a specific academic discipline. The vision ...

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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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