Countries

    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    OCP ECUADOR S.A.

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    Social:

    City:

    Quito

    Country:

    Ecuador

    Activities:

    Business collection

    Description: OCP Ecuador S.A. It is a national private company that will be delivered to the Ecuadorian state in the year 2023 and whose objective is to contribute to the development of the country, through a reliable, safe, efficient and environmentally committed of oil transportation.  Considering the commitment to the environment, OCP Ecuador employees will participate in the E-waste campaign through social media campaign and e-waste collection.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    PREAL

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    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:

    Universidad San Francisco de Quito

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    Social:

    City:

    Quito

    Country:

    Ecuador

    Date(s):

    14-17 October

    Activities:

    Public collection

    Description: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) has carried out the Ewaste Electronic Recycling Campaign for since 2014,  with the collaboration of 10 participating schools in the metropolitan district of Quito in the last 3 years to collect more than 20 tons of electronic waste (delivering it to certified environmental management entities), train  student leaders and raise awareness among more than 10,000 people about the proper handling of electronic waste focused on reuse and recycling. This campaign is conducted for one week every year. This year we are connecting our campaign with the International E-Waste Day to amplify the importance of sound use, re use, and recycling of electronic waste in Ecuador.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Vertmonde

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    Activity website:

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    Social:

    City:

    Quito

    Country:

    Ecuador

    Date(s):

    14 to 18 October 2019

    Activities:

    Public collection, School campaign or collection, Public Campaign - Social media, News release, Social media

    Description: In order to achieve 11 SDG (Sustainable cities & communities), we will promote a collective recycling campaign, organized by citizens in their very own scope of action. The name of the campaign is: accumulate achievements, not waste. We want people to gain awareness of the ewaste tragedy and what is most important to take action, organizing the whole community to become more sustainable.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Vertmonde

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    Activity website:

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    Social:

    City:

    Quito

    Country:

    Ecuador

    Date(s):

    October 14, 2020

    Activities:

    Public collection, School campaign or collection

    Description: We believe in the power of individuals. We believe self motivated individuals can make a real change in their habits and patterns to become more sustaianble. We embrace that power! We support individuals and communities in carrying out collective campaings, lead by community members to other community members in neighborhoods, schools, companies, sports clubs, religious communities, etc Many small significant acts CAN make a huge difference to help us become a more sustainable city and country.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Vertmonde EC

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    Social:

    City:

    Quito

    Country:

    Ecuador

    Date(s):

    07-10-2021 to 14-10-2021

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - Social media

    Description: Vertmonde is the only company in Ecuador that manages and processes electronic waste in the country. Every year it is a pleasure for us to be able to help the environment a little more and be part of this big day, INTERNATIONAL E-WASTE DAY. Our goal is to reach inside each home and house in our country so, soon, every person will know where to leave this e-waste at the end of the equipment useful life. This year we will be making several community campaigns for e-waste collection around the country.

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    The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing forty 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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