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  • Workshop on E-Waste Management in Kenya

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    Recommendations from the National Stakeholders Workshop on E-Waste Management in Kenya. UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, 7 September 2010. [issuu width=420 height=272 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=111201113902-4d922c413dbd4dc8a33acb724969b863 name=e-waste_workshop_recommendations_final_1_ username=futurechallenges tag=e-waste unit=px id=1f9a1fe1-2ac0-d2ac-d03c-ed1772934808 v=2] The material available via this link was produced by the United Nations.

  • Recycling – From E-Waste to Resources

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    Sustainable Innovation, understood as the shift of sustainable technologies, products and services to the market, requires a market creation concept and one common global agenda. The challenge is to raise awareness among all actors of the different sectors in order to realize the innovation potential and to shift to eco-innovations […]

  • StEP – Solving the E-Waste Problem

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    StEP is an initiative of various UN organizations with the overall aim to solve the e-waste problem. Together with prominent members from industry, governments, international organizations, NGOs and academia actively participating in StEP, we initiate and facilitate approaches towards the sustainable handling of e-waste. In five Task Forces feasible, just […]

  • UN environment agency backs action to regulate e-waste in Kenya

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    Kenya is set to become the first East African nation to regulate the management of electronic waste, also known as “e-waste”, following a conference run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). read more The material available via this link was produced by the United Nations.

  • The Downside of the Digital Tide

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    According to the article “Africa’s Mobile Future,” the continent’s digital future is bright. New and innovative technologies will have the power to propel a large unemployed and undereducated demographic into accelerated growth. But within this new growth looms a tsunami of Africa’s own e-waste to exacerbate an already challenging issue: […]