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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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A name says a lot – WorldLoop Strategic Partner AIR enters into Creative Competition

AIR (www.aironair.com), WorldLoop's strategic partner responsible for developing and managing the renaming of WorldLoop in 2012 entered WorldLoop in the Creative Club of Belgium's "Bowler Hat" competition. ...

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Supporting WorldLoop just got easier for US-based donors

WorldLoop is excited to announce that U.S.-based donors can support our activities in a tax-efficient way through a contribution to the WorldLoop American Fund at the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS). Because KBFUS is a public charity, within the meaning of Sections 501(c)(3) and ...

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WorldLoop Receives Award for the Environment from Business & Society

WATCH THE VIDEO On October 23, 2013 The partnership between WorldLoop and Umicore received 3rd place at the Belgian Business Awards for the Environment in the category ‘international business...

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WorldLoop partners with EACR, active in Kenya

WorldLoop and East African Compliant Recycling (EACR) enter into partnership. EACR is an e-waste recycling company based in Nairobi, Kenya. EACR came into being as a project started by fellow ICT4D organization Camara Education with support of HP and Dell. Since 2012, it is operating as an independent recyc...

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WorldLoop’s 2012 Annual Report Now Available

WorldLoop is proud to release its first 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...

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Toxic E-waste Treatment Extends to Chile

WorldLoop and Chilenter, an ICT4Dev organization based in Chile, recently entered into a partnership together to combat the growing e-waste challenges faced locally. A study completed by StEP (Uni...

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