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Inheriting a sustainable world: Atlas on children’s health and the environment

2017

World Health Organization

This book promotes the importance of creating sustainable environments and reducing the exposure of children to modifiable environmental hazards. The wide scope of the SDGs offers a framework within which to work and improve the lives of all children. To this end, it encourage...

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The Labour, Human Health and Environmental Dimensions of E-waste Management in China

2015

International Labour Organization

This research paper examines the labor, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal sectors. It identified the needs for synergizing policies and measures concerning environmental pollution control and labor ...

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Study on WEEE recovery targets, preparation for re-use targets and on the method for calculation of the recovery targets

2015

United Nations University

This study supports the Commission in meeting the requirements of Article 11(6). Results of this study showed that the new recovery targets to be applied from 2018 onwards (based on EU6) maintain a similar level of ambition compared to the ones introduced from 2015 onwards (ba...

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Toolkit on environmental sustainability for the ICT sector

2012

International Telecommunication Union

The Toolkit on Environmental Sustainability for the ICT sector is an ITU-T initiative which provides plenty of detailed support on how ICT companies can build sustainability into the operations and management of their organizations, through the practical application of interna...

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The global impact of e-waste: Addressing the challenge

2012

International Labour Organization

This paper will elaborate on the issues posed by e-waste, the scale of its use, destinations for the trans-boundary trade flow in e-waste, risks to workers, labour and employment issues, chemicals of concern, OSH aspects, and the legal framework. It will take a systems analysi...

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E-waste Assessment Methodology Training & Reference Manual

2012

Secretariat of the Basel Convention

This document presented the methodology for performing a country assessment in order to understand the current framework conditions, including a review of the current legislation, a stakeholder assessment, a mass flow assessment (inventory) and an environmental & socio-economi...

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Used and End of Life electrical and electronic equipment imported into Liberia

2012

Secretariat of the Basel Convention

Obsolete electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) produced worldwide and specifically in African countries, together with the absence of well-organized collection and management systems has manifold impacts on the environment, the health of local communities and the economic ...

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E-waste Assessment Tanzania

2011

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

This report provides the findings of the e-waste assessment study in Tanzania. The methodology used involved mainly data acquisition and analysis of the e-waste through literature review, consultations with stakeholders, field study questionnaires and observations by the exper...

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Rapport technique de diagnostic national des mouvements transfrontières et de la gestion des DEEE en Benin

2011

Secretariat of the Basel Convention

The Benin e-Waste Country Assessment, comprising Component 1 and 2 of the Secretariat of the Basel Convention e-Waste Africa Project, was undertaken in Benin between November 2009 and January 2011. The study subjects included; importers and distributers, assemblers, consumers,...

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Ghana e-waste country assessment

2011

Secretariat of the Basel Convention

The Ghana e-Waste Country Assessment, comprising Component 1 and 2 of the Secretariat of the Basel Convention e-Waste Africa Project, was undertaken in the Accra – Tema area of Ghana between November 2009 and January 2011. The study subjects included; importers and distributer...

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