Participant

Organisation Name:

Center for Mineral Technology

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City:

Rio de Janeiro

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

October 14 and 15th 2021

Activities:

Conference

Description: The Centre for Mineral Technology (CETEM / MCTI - Brazil) will hold on October 14 and 15th 2021 the 4th INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ELECTRO-ELECTRONIC WASTE (IEWD) event. This is the third year that CETEM promotes the discussion with stakeholders on e-waste management.

This edition of the event will be entirely online and will take place via videoconference with the support of partner institutions that contributed to the realization of the DATARE Project.

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  • IV IEWD – October 14 and 15th - OPPORTUNITIES FOR E-WASTE VALUE RECOVERY

  • Brazilian session - October 14th
    8h30 - AM  - Opening Silvia França - Director / CETEM
    Álvaro Prata – Secretariat / Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
    Enir Mendes – Director / Ministry of Mining and Energy
    9:15 to 12:00 AM - Roundtable Prof. Jorge Tenório and Prof. Denise Freire – University of São Paulo (USP)
    Prof. Hugo Veit and Prof. Andréa Bernardas – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
    Prof. Ricardo Gabbay – University of the State of São Paulo (UNESP)
    Prof. Marcelo Mansur – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
    Prof. Júlio Afonso – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
    1 to 5 PM Companies presentations (to be confirmed)

  • International session - October 15th
    8:30 AM to 12:00 AM - Roundtable Lucía Herreras - WEEE Forum
    Mathias Schuelep – WRF, Switzerland
    Josh Lepawsky – Memorial University, Canada
    José Ramon Carbajosa – Urban Mining International Ltd. – United Kindgom

Participant

Organisation Name:

Circular Brain

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Social:

City:

Natal

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

October 13th and 14th

Activities:

Public collection

Description: We will promote the correct disposal in the city of Natal/RN-Brazil.
In this action, we are going to install 6 electronic waste collectors in partnership with the City of Natal. This action is part of a project in the city that has already collected 5 tons since June 2021.
Participant

Organisation Name:

Green Eletron

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Social:

City:

São Paulo

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

October 2021

Activities:

Public Campaign - Social media, Public collection, News release, Social media

Description: Green Eletron, as the biggest non-profit take back system of e-waste in Brazil, will have several activities throughout October. Focusing especially on the consumer and respecting all social distancing due to Covid-19, the entity will provide several drive-thrus campaigns in different parts of Brazil to encourage the proper way of discard e-waste .

Also, Green Eletron will reveal the findings of a study about the perception about e-waste in Brazil - the first complex study in the country. As a complement to that, there will be organic campaigns with social media influencers to help raise awareness about the topic.
Participant

Organisation Name:

LOGREVERSA

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Social:

City:

São Paulo

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

14 October

Activities:

Social media

Description: We will share the materials that will be provided to us (press release, social media messages) with our networks and to actively use social media to share relevant posts – using #ewasteday.
Participant

Organisation Name:

RECICLOTRON

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Social:

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Country:

Brazil

Date(s):

COPA RECICLOTRON RIO Launching on October 14th, Campaign - October through November Donation of remanufactured products -

Activities:

Public collection, Public Campaign - Social media, News release

Description: The social impact startup RECICLOTRON will launch the COPA RECICLOTRON RIO DE JANEIRO on October 14th, as part of the official activities in celebration of the 90 years anniversary of Christ the Redeemer monument, one of the 7 modern wonders of mankind. Copa Reciclotron is a gamified educational campaign that engages participants in a fun competition to mobilize citizens in sustainable actions, encourage the practice of recycling, sustainable consumption, and solidarity. E-waste delivered to collection points and participation in social media is worth RECICLOPONTOS to exchange in the partner network. The winner will be the region that scores the most points. People and companies participating in the event may direct their recycling points and complementary donations to social impact institutions, multiplying the reach of solidarity. Items discarded will be reconditioned and donated to increase digital inclusion in social projects, while unserviceable goods will be disposed of safely.

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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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