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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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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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