Circular consumer electronics: an initial exploration

25 April 2018  -  events
Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation- Circular consumer electronics, an initial exploration 2018 This paper provides reflections on what a circular economy approach could look like for the consumer electronics industry. Built on insights from over 40 interviews with leading companies and researchers, the work is based on research supported by Google and undertaken by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2...

Round Table for stakeholders in the Nordics

28 March 2018  -  events
On March 9, EERA and WEEE Forum invited stakeholders from the Nordics for a round table session, with the title of: Compliant WEEE recycling, how can it be achieved in the Nordics? There was an open discussion on the quality of collection and treatment  of WEEE, the impact of avoiding costs in case of not reporting and the need to create a level playing field was seen. There will be a foll...

Circular Materials Conference Gothenburg

28 March 2018  -  events
At the Circular materials conference in Gothenburg (March 2018), Norbert Zonneveld was the moderator of a break out session:Theme WEEE and informed the audience with the latest results of an EERA-UNU study on economics of WEEE treatment in Europe. 

Manfred Fahrner received IERC honorary award

17 January 2018  -  events
January 16, Manfred Fahrner, Alba Group and the first president of the European Electronics Recyclers Association – EERA, has received the IERC  honorary award for all his achievements for the WEEE industry. He was EERA president for 10 years and he was the driver behind the success of the organisation. Due to his efforts in discussions with European Parliament members and the Europe...

Global E waste monitor 2017

02 January 2018  -  events
The Global E waste monitor 2017.   Quantities, Flows and Resources.  Authored by C.  Baldé, V.  Forti,  V. Gray, R. Kuehr, P. Stegman.   global-e-waste-monitor-2017.pdf