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Colombia pioneering with first e-waste policy in Latin America

Bogota, 13 July 2017: Since 2009, commissioned by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Empa,...
July 13, 2017

Eight years of cooperation in e-waste management in Peru

Lima, 1 June 2017: On the national Recyclers Day the Swiss International Cooperation and the Peruvian...
June 7, 2017

SRI E-Khorda: Incubating an e-waste recycling ecosystem in Egypt

Cairo, 25 May 2017: The final pitches under the E-Khorda incubation program for budding e-waste...
May 27, 2017

ISO Guidance Principles Secondary Metals Launched

Geneva, 28 April 2017: The new ISO Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals...
May 3, 2017

Informal approaches towards a circular economy, learning from India

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

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

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

Roundtable on ‘Sustainable Resource Management – Urban Mining’

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

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

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

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

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

WEEE Training Workshop in Colombia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Field observations from Delhi’s informal plastic recycling world

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

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

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

Follow or Participate?

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

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

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

E-waste traceability workshop held with local Lima recyclers

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

Colombia’s WEEE policy development strides forward

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