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Informal approaches towards a circular economy, learning from India

November 22, 2016
Geneva, 22 November 2016: A new report was launched today by the World Business Council...

Enabling sustainable plastic recycling in the informal sector: simple and effective methods to segregate plastics containing hazardous additives

July 15, 2016
New Delhi / St. Gallen, July 2016: As part of the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) initiative...

Roundtable on ‘Sustainable Resource Management – Urban Mining’

June 10, 2016
Viña del Mar, Chile, June 2016: About 12 organizations attended the Roundtable discussion on ‘Sustainable Resource...

e-Waste Roadmap for Latin America: WRF- SRI & RECPNet Workshop

May 20, 2016
San Jose, Costa Rica, 18 May 2016: During the World Resources Forum Latin America and the...

Now available: Report of the ISO IWA Session #2 on Guidance Principles for secondary metals

May 9, 2016
St. Gallen, 9 May 2016: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Roundtable has published today the report...

WEEE Training Workshop in Colombia

May 4, 2016
Bogota – Colombia, April 2016: A WEEE Training Workshop was organized by the National Training...

Ghana’s e-waste challenge – A strong move towards sustainable recycling industries

April 19, 2016
Accra – Ghana, April 2016: Ghana has long been known for being one of Africa’s e-waste...

Switzerland signs agreement with Egypt to support E-waste recycling in the country

March 14, 2016
Cairo, Egypt, 10 March 2016: The Embassy of Switzerland has signed an agreement with Egypt’s...

Findings from local consultations in Peru and Kenya on sustainable management of recycled metals

March 11, 2016
Lima, 9-11 February and Nairobi 27 February 2016: Local consultations with formal and informal recyclers...

Public Review of the Guidance Principles for secondary metals, 1 February – 31 March 2016

February 1, 2016
St.Gallen, 1 February 2016: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Roundtable has launched the Public Review of Draft 1 of the Guidance Principles for...

Now available: Meeting Report of the ISO IWA Session #1 on Guidance Principles for secondary metals

December 17, 2015
St. Gallen, 17 December 2015: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Roundtable has published today the...

The SRI roundtable held its first stakeholder workshop during WRF2015 in Davos

November 6, 2015
Davos, 14-16 October 2015: The SRI Roundtable has hold its first stakeholder workshop on sustainability...

Applications open for next E-waste Academy Managers Edition (EWAM)

October 2, 2015
Following two successful previous sessions (2012 and 2014) the E-Waste Academy – Managers Edition (EWAM)...

Invitation to participate in a global ISO IWA survey – Priority issues and opportunities in sustainable secondary metal value chains in developing countries

October 1, 2015
To support the development of the Guidance Principles for secondary metals we are launching the...

“The E-Waste Tragedy” documentary at the WRF 2015

September 24, 2015
Davos, 24 September 2015: This year the World Resources Forum is launching WRF Cinema at the WRF 2015...

SRI publishes a review on Social Criteria for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals

September 4, 2015
St. Gallen, September 2015: The Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) has published a paper on “Social Criteria...

Field observations from Delhi’s informal plastic recycling world

August 14, 2015
New Delhi, August 2015: After a first month in Delhi, SRI-intern Arthur Haarman describes his...

SRI launches its cooperation with Swiss Plastics and the plastics education centre KATZ

August 10, 2015
Aarau, June 2015: Recently, experts from EMPA and WRFA participated in a training course on...

Follow or Participate?

July 7, 2015
SRI stakeholders now have the possibility to get actively involved in our SRI activities or just stay informed....

Ghana and Egypt E-waste Programs Kicked off in June 2015

June 19, 2015
Accra/Cairo, June 2015: Stakeholder meetings on electronic waste were held in Accra and Caïro this...

E-waste traceability workshop held with local Lima recyclers

April 16, 2015
Lima, April 2015: Our Peruvian implementing partner IPES together with the World Resources Forum has...

Colombia’s WEEE policy development strides forward

April 16, 2015
Bogota, April 2015: Colombia is making big steps towards the finalisation of their national WEEE...