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Assessment of Complementary Waste Flows: Deliverable 3.2

2017

United Nations University

The purpose of Deliverable 3.2 is to assess disposal trends of WEEE, BATT and ELV with an aim to better understand and quantify complementary flows of WEEE, BATT and ELV taking place outside of the officially reported collection systems. The purpose of this report is to ensure...

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Measuring resource efficiency and circular economy: A market value approach

2017

United Nations University

This paper proposes a new value-based indicator to assess the performance of actors in the supply chain in terms of resource efficiency and circular economy. Using standard industry data from Statistics Netherlands, the resource efficiency of several Dutch industries were eval...

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Hazardous waste and health impact: a systematic review of the scientific literature

2017

World Health Organization

This paper is a systematic review to evaluate the evidence of the health impact of hazardous waste exposure, applying transparent and a priori defined methods. Fifty-seven papers of epidemiological investigations on the health status of populations living near hazardous waste ...

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Methodological guide for the development of inventories of hazardous wastes and other wastes under the basel convention

2017

Secretariat of the Basel Convention

Conducting inventories of hazardous wastes and other wastes requires interplay between legislation development, compliance monitoring and enforcement, and the planning and implementation of disposal options to fulfill the principles of environmentally sound management of waste...

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Solving the E-waste Problem (StEP) Initiative: Annual Report 2015-16 2017

2017

The e-waste challenge is complex. The production, consumption, and disposal of electronics encompasses extensive supply chains and a variety of participants. `Sound, salient e-waste solutions that reduce adverse impacts and supports circular economy require a coordinated, syst...

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E-Waste and Harm to Vulnerable Populations: A Growing Global Problem

2016

World Health Organization

This article provides an overview of the scale and risks associated with the rapidly increasing hazardous waste stream. It reviews international efforts concerned with environmental hazards, especially those affecting children and recommends the need for international cooperat...

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Sustainable Management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Latin America

2016

International Telecommunication Union

The report analyses the environmental impacts and health effects associated with inadequate management of e-waste in order to identify risks and opportunities. Policymakers in the region should consider these risks and opportunities when designing new policies and regulations ...

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The Rise of Environmental Crime

2016

United Nations Environment Programme

This report introduces to environmental crime, a new area of criminality, which is diversified and skyrocketed to become the world’s fourth largest crime sector in a few decades, growing at 2-3 times the pace of the global economy. It also refers to INTERPOL and UNEPs estimate...

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Reuse Potential - Evaluation of Reuse Opportunities within WEEE Compliance Schemes

2016

The report compares and contrasts the e-waste management systems in countries/ states where reuse is operating successfully (these countries/states include the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Belgium). It helps in identifying specific success factors a...

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Solving the E-waste Problem (StEP) Initiative: Annual Report 2015-16

2016

In 2015, StEP network continued collaborating on projects in order to deliver e-waste solutions that will contribute to the circular economy knowledge base. It finalized a Business Plan Calculation Tool, one component of the StEP Toolkit. Recyclers will be able to use the calc...

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