Participant

Organisation Name:

Eco Resolva (Centro de Acopio La Sylvia)

Organisation website:

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City:

Heredia

Country:

Costa Rica

Date(s):

11/10/2021-15/10/2021

Activities:

Limpieza Digital

Description: For the IEWD we propose the following action:

Digital Cleaning

  1. Start with your Inbox.

  2. Move on from Old Files.

  3. Uninstall old Programs.

  4. Clean up your Desktop


Take screenshots or photos of your actions.
Participant

Organisation Name:

PREAL

Organisation website:

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Social:

City:

Various

Countries:

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

Date(s):

Various

Activities:

Workshop, News release, Social media, Public collection, Business collection

Description: From e-waste collection campaigns to online workshops, a wide range of activities are planned under the UNIDO-GEF LAC e-waste project (PREAL) in a number of the participating countries.

  • Highlights include:

  •  Talk for the general public on 'how to reduce the impact of the electrical equipment we use and the e-waste we generate', (29 September, organised by Red UNA STEM of the National University, Costa Rica)

  • 'Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on E-waste in the first three quarters of 2020' Conversation between Michelle Wagner, international expert, Scycle UNU, Eugenio Androvetto, Ministry of Health, Costa Rica, and Pablo Hernández, ASEGIRE (organised by PREAL Costa Rica/Ministry of Health, Costa Rica)

  • Virtual discussion aimed at university students - 'What is e-waste and how is it managed?' "System of Networks of Technological Waste Companies in Panama". (13 October, organised by the Ministry of Health, Panama)

  • E-waste collection campaign - Chepo, Panama, Universidad de Panama, Ministry of Health HQ (14 October, organised by the Ministry of Health, Panama)

  • Workshops with the academic sector (19 October, organised by PREAL Guatemala)

  • Demonstration of key e-waste management processes (separation/classification) by e-waste treatment companies (14 October, organised by the Ministry of Ecosocialism, Venezuela)

  • Promotion of infographics on the national e-waste situation (promoted by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Argentina)

  • The Project will also support the IEWD social media campaign and various videos, infographics and other materials related to e-waste will be shared through the Project on and around 14 October.

Participant

Organisation Name:

Proyecto Residuos Electrónicos de América Latina Costa Rica

Organisation website:

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City:

San José

Country:

Costa Rica

Date(s):

All the week of 14 October

Activities:

Social media

Description: Plan is in progress but could be focus on initiatives of e-waste prevention with producer and distributors.

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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