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Future E-Waste Scenarios

2019

United Nations Environment Programme United Nations University

StEP, UNU, and UNEP IETC worked extensively on e-waste issues and made an attempt to look into the future of the problem in order to initiate policy level discussions on the challenges and opportunities ahead. Having insight into the future will help policymakers and industrie...

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The Long View - Exploring Product Lifetime Extension

2017

United Nations Environment Programme

The report investigated several ways to extend the useful lives of products: (1) by simply using products for a long(er) time, (2) by extending their use through design, maintenance and upgrades, and/or (3) by recovering broken products through repair, refurbishment or remanuf...

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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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Waste Crime - Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge

2015

United Nations Environment Programme

This publication is based on the latest research findings, and involvement from practitioners such as the formal waste sector, inspectors, law enforcement officers and prosecutors. It provides insight into the possible scale and features of the main drivers, along with case st...

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Patent Landscape Report on E-waste Recycling Technologies

2013

United Nations Environment Programme

The report provides patent based evidence on the available technologies and the patenting trends in the area of electronic waste (E-waste) recycling and material recovery, while it is intended to provide background and supporting information to the Partnership for Action on Co...

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Metal Recycling Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure

2013

United Nations Environment Programme

This report informs policymakers about how the recycling of metals can be optimized on an economic and technological basis along product life cycles in the move towards sustainable metals management. The report discusses how to increase metal-recycling rates – and thus resourc...

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Manual 3: WEEE/E-waste Take Back System

2011

United Nations Environment Programme

As a part of Integrated Solid Waste Management Project, UNEP DTIE - IETC is also focusing on electronic waste (WEEE/ E-waste) management. Earlier two manuals, (1) WEEE/ E-waste Assessment Manual and (2) WEEE/ E-waste Management Manual, were prepared. It was identified that maj...

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WEEE/E-waste Management Report Phnom Penh Municipality

2009

United Nations Environment Programme

This report discusses how the government of Cambodia is addressing current gaps and future needs to properly manage E-wastes in the PPM. Its specific objectives include building the national and local capacity in Cambodia on inventorization and management of E-waste by underta...

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Design for Sustainability: A Step-by-Step Approach

2009

United Nations Environment Programme

This manual is a global guide for designers and industry, it provides support to ecodesign novices and those looking to further their understanding of the field. It focuses on three different design approaches: redesign of existing products, radical sustainable product innovat...

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E-waste Volume I: Inventory Assessment Manual

2007

United Nations Environment Programme

This is a first manual on WEEE/ E-waste which is prepared as a guidance document to support WEEE/E-waste inventorisation and assessment risks involved. The “Definition” of WEEE/Ewaste varies across the continents and countries. These definitions have been discussed to assist p...

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