WEEE Centre

Emilia Ackerman
Welcome to Emilia, our new project manager!

Last month, WorldLoop welcomed its new project manager, Emilia. She is a very motivated teammate, who is truly interested in making a difference in this world by continuing to building a more sustainable society. Emilia’s help was very welcome, as WorldLoop has been very busy l...

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CFSK and WEEE centre in Brussels 09. 2016
The WEEE Center visits WorldLoop

From the 10th till the 16th of September, we had the pleasure of receiving Seth Munyambu, manager of the WEEE Center as well as Miriam Ndavi, Head of Technical Team of ...

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Guiding Principles to Develop E-waste Management Systems and Legislation – Step White Paper now available

January 20th, 2016: The latest Step White Paper is now available for download. The Guiding Principles to Develop E-wa...

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Bo2W applied to Portable Batteries in Kenya

November 2, 2015: WorldLoop is proud to announce a bi-lateral partnership with STIBAT and BEBAT, the Dutch and Belgian battery collection organisations. ...

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Ngara Market, Nairobi Kenya
IDG Connect takes an indepth look at responsible ICT reuse and recycling in Africa

“We wanted to show people that ‘reused’ should not be pasted with a negative connotation and be automatically viewed as eWaste.” Olivier Vanden Ende, Founder Close the Gap & WorldLoopMarch 2015: WorldLoop and it's ICT4D partners ...

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2013 Kenya Collection Roadshow (Hendrickx)_LR (3)
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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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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WEEE Centre Awareness Drive
E-waste awareness increasing in Kenya

The WEEE Centre continues to raise awareness on the existence and dangers of e- waste and the importance of environmentally sound e-waste recycling at "Save the Earth" expo in Nairobi Kenya. Electronic waste is an emerging public health r...

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2011 First Container of PCBs Arrive in Antwerp
First e-waste container leaves the WEEE Centre (Kenya) for Antwerp

In December 2011, the first shipment of circuit boards left the WEEE Centre in Nairobi, bound for final processing at Umicore in Belgium. ...

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