Every electric or electronic product and battery not collected represents a missed opportunity.
SCYCLE work falls under the following project areas:
- Waste Management Systems
- Partnership Initiatives
- Training & Education
E-waste offers great opportunities for sustainable development but also constitutes one of the fastest growing
Illegal trade in waste (or waste trafficking) is a type crime that affects the environment and is a growing problem across the world.
The project “Sound management of unintentional persistent organic pollutants (u-POPs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)
Brussels, 1 March 2023 A consortium composed of leading experts representing the entire value chain of electronic products as well as IT experts,
FutuRaM (Future Availability of Secondary Raw Materials) is an Horizon Europe funded project
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) – the Sustainable Cycles Programme (SCYCLE),
Stronger Training and Increased Knowledge for Better Enforcement (STrIKE) – Waste & Mercury
Closed projects (selection)
- StEP – an independent, multi-stakeholder platform for designing strategies that address all dimensions of electronics in an increasingly digitized world.
- ORAMA – Optimising quality of information in Raw Materials data collection across Europe –
- “Study on WEEE recovery targets, preparation for re-use targets and on the method for calculation of the recovery targets” (2015) – Read more (pdf)…
- “Study on collection rates of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)” (2014) – Read more (pdf)…
- “Study on “2008 Review of Directive 2002/96/EC on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)” (2007) – Read more (pdf)…
= Prospecting Secondary Raw Materials in the Urban Mine and Mining Waste –