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Developing an e-waste national policy and regulatory framework for Malawi

2018

International Telecommunication Union

This report presents the development of a national policy and regulatory framework, including a strategy and action plan for electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) management in Malawi. It provides an overview of the current e-waste treatment and a forecast of e-waste volum...

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L.1021: Extended producer responsibility - Guidelines for sustainable e-waste management

2018

International Telecommunication Union

This Recommendation offers a description of the extended producer responsibility (EPR) system in dealing with e-waste. It expands on the different existing forms of EPR globally, not only in theoretical terms, but also with a practical view on their feasibility, challenges, an...

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E-waste Prevention, Take-back System Design and Policy Approaches

2015

This paper explores the large variety of policy options that have been implemented around the world and it draws some conclusions about the nature of responses to the e-waste problem and potential policy recommendations.

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A systematic and compatible classification of WEEE

2012

United Nations University

This paper proposes a systematic classification of WEEE, enabling improved scope definition and better comparability of performance results. It is organized based on three essential perspectives: product type, waste management, and legislative relevancy. The proposed classific...

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E-waste Management in Germany

2011

United Nations University

This report describes the German e-waste management system in the European context. It explains the key players and their roles, shows the performance of the system, and discusses the positive and negative experiences obtained during the five years operation of the German e-wa...

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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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E-waste Take-Back System Design and Policy Approaches

2009

This paper provides guidance to policymakers and system architects on the policy tools, configuration alternatives, financing schemes and management alternatives that may be used to operate systems. This document begins with a description of the generic structure of a take-bac...

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E-waste Management Manual: Volume 2

2007

United Nations Environment Programme

International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) of Division of Technology, Industry and Technology (DTIE) of UNEP is assisting member countries on International Solid Waste Management. IETC IETC is also focusing on WEEE/E-waste management as a part of ISWM. As an initial ...

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