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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: 2014 E-Waste Academy (Management Edition)

WorldLoop is proud to be a sponsor of StEP's next E-Waste Academy - Manager's Edition (EWAM), held in El Salvador March 31-April 4, 2014. Application deadline is October 15, 2013. If you are working on e-waste policy or managing an e-waste centre, we encourage you to apply. ...

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WorldLoop bids adieu to their first intern

WorldLoop welcomed their first intern earlier this summer to help the team with projects relating to operations and communications. Matthias Floru was a great fit for the organization with is academic background in engineering and experience working at his university in business development a...

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Raising awareness about e-waste in Nairobi’s slums

What better way to attract attention in Nairobi, Kenya? Hold up traffic and play loud music. Last week, WorldLoop had the opportunity to join the WEEE Centre in an effective community awareness raising and e-waste col...

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Stakeholder Visit to WEEE Centre
Stakeholders visit WorldLoop project in Nairobi

July 2, 2013: WorldLoop together its key founding partners Recupel and Close the Gap, invited key European stakeholders of the e-waste broader 'sustai...

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WorldLoop enters into partnership with UNIDO

WorldLoop and the United Nation's Industrial Development Organization enter into a partnership, combining efforts to support local entrepreneurs to turn e-waste from a social and environmental problem, into an economic and sustainable solution....

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WorldLoop offers expertise in E-waste Standards Conference, Capetown

WorldLoop, in collaboration with TechSoup, recently organized a Microsoft sponsored conference on E-Waste and refurbishment standards in Cape Town South Africa on June 7, 2013. Several officials from the United Nations Industrial Developm...

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WorldLoop joins private sector leaders, policymakers to address Africa’s e-waste problem

WorldLoop, in collaboration with TechSoup, recently organized a Microsoft sponsored conference on E-Waste and refurbishment standards in Cape Town South Africa on June 7, 2013. Several officials from the United Nations Industrial Developm...

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Ricoh Belgium supports WorldLoop

Ricoh is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of office automation equipment and document solutions. Ricoh Belgium is a WorldLoop Strategic Partner, offering professional services by way of strategic advice and expertise in the set-up of its business model as well as printing WorldLoop's ...

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WorldLoop’s strategic partners recognized for sustainability

WorldLoop is proud of their strategic partners whose commitments to sustainability have been recognized on an international standard.   Umicore...

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1st container arriving in Belgium
7 tons of e-waste arrive in Belgium from Kenya

7 tons of printed circuit boards, a highly complex and toxic type of electronic waste, arrived from WorldLoop's member, the WEEE Centre in Nairobi (Kenya) at Umicore’s precious metals refinery facility in Hoboken (Belgium) fo...

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