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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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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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