Participant

Organisation Name:

Center for Mineral Technology - CETEM

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Social:

City:

Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

14 October

Activities:

Workshop

Description: The Center for Mineral Technology (CETEM) and the University of São Paulo (USP) will carry out a series of speeches on e-waste, with the participation of specialists and companies that work in recycling. The event will happen in person and by videoconferencing between the two organizing institutions.

Brazil generates about 1.5 Mt of WEEE annually and there is a real demand for sustainable and efficient solutions. In August 30th, 2019 the public consultation of the sectoral Agreement coordinated by the Ministry of Environment was closed. This agreement will be signed between the producer companies, distributors, importers and traders of the segment, with the definition of targets and deadlines for the environmentally appropriate destination.

Please, register here if you would like to be part of the meeting. Places are limited.

The event will occur in a simultaneously way in Rio de Janeiro (CETEM) and in São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo-USP).  It will be shared by video-conference in Portuguese language, except for the talk of Prof. Josh Lepawsky and José Ramon Carbajosa.

PROGRAMME

  • 8:30-9:00 Registration

  • 9:00-9:10 Welcome

  • 9:10-9:40 Lúcia Helena Xavier - CETEM

  • 9:40-10:00 Ricardo Rodrigues - UMICORE

  • 10:00-10:20 José Cristovam - VERTAS

  • 10:20-10:50 Denise Espinosa - USP

  • 10:50-11:10 Marcelo Oliveira - GM&CLog

  • 11:10-11:30 José Graton - SINCTRONICS

  • 11:30 Lab visiting LAREX

  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch

  • 13:00-13-10 Director CETEM

  • 13:10-13:40 Josh Lepawsky - Memorial University (Canada)

  • 13:40-14:10 José Ramon Carbajosa - Urban Mining Ltd (Spain

  • 14:10-14:30 Debate

  • 14:30-14:50 Elaine Menegon Chermont - TRAMPPO

  • 14:50-15:10 Caio Miranda - TECH TRASH

  • 15:10-15:30 Leonardo Oliveira - ECOTRONICS

  • 15:30-15:50 Debate

  • 15:50 Close

Participant

Organisation Name:

Green Eletron

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City:

São Paulo

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

From 11 to 18 October

Activities:

Public collection, Business collection, Business campaign -Social media, Social media

Description: Green Eletron is the Brazilian PRO, responsible for implementing Brazil´s WEEE Take Back Scheme.
On the International E-waste Day, Green Eletron will focus on promoting collection campaigns for the company employees and their families.
We´ll be installing collection containers on the offices of the companies that are members of Green Eletron.
Those collection containers will be available for one week on their offices and we´ll be preparing videos and online materials for the company members to share with their employees.

About

The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing forty six producer responsibility organisations across the globe. Together with our members, we are at the forefront of turning the extended producer responsibility principle into an effective electronic waste management policy approach through our combined knowledge of the technical, business and operational aspects of collection, logistics, de-pollution, processing, preparing for reuse and reporting of e-waste. Our mission is to be the world’s foremost e-waste competence centre excelling in the implementation of the circularity principle.

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