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    WEEE Forum member

    Organisation Name:

    Icelandic Recycling Fund

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    Social:

    City:

    Reykjavik

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    Around 14 October 2019

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - Social media, Public Campaign - Internet news

    Description: We will contact the public and municipalities and develop ideas and action over the coming months.
    WEEE Forum member

    Organisation Name:

    Icelandic Recycling Fund

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    City:

    Reykjavik

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    14th October 2020

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - Social media

    Description: Activities will be confirmed as plans are developed.
    WEEE Forum member

    Organisation Name:

    IRF/URVINNSLUS

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    City:

    Reykjavik

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    October 2023 TBD

    Activities:

    Workshop, Social media, News release

    Description: The Icelandic recycling fund in co-operation with the Icelandic Environmental Agency will organize a workshop, EEE hackathon in October where participants will seek solutions for e-waste management.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    ELKO ehf

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    Social:

    City:

    Reykjavík

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    12.october through 22.october

    Activities:

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    Description: ELKO is the leading consumer electronics retailer in Iceland with 5 stores and an online store.

    ELKO is launching a IEWD information campaign the 12th of october in all mediums: flyer distributed to all homes in Iceland, social, social story, email marketing, PR and TikTok. The objective of the campaign is to raise awareness both for returning electronic devices for recycling and prolonging their lifetime. Among subjects in campaign are: ELKO starts receiving cables instore from customers for recycling, info about what happens to electronics in recycling along with recycling figures, information about buyback strategy on smart products, prolonging the lifetime of screen devices with instore printed security films, info on recycling cabinets in ELKO, info and link to a blog from ELKO with useful info on prolonging the lifetime on select categories, advertisement on Fairphone which is a sustainable smartphone and info on second hand discounted products offered instore. Also customers get a chance to win money if they return cables for recycling OR sell ELKO a smart product through the buyback strategy.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Íslenska Gámafélagið

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    Social:

    City:

    Stykkishólmur

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    14.-21. october

    Activities:

    Public collection

    Description: Recycling unit for electronics was specially designed for this occasion and located in a local supermarket in a small town named Stykkishólmur, in the western region of Iceland. We will be collecting e-waste for a week.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Islenska gamafelagid

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    Social:

    City:

    Reykjavik

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    12.oct-19.oct

    Activities:

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

    Description: Posting content on social media, to educate and engage people about e-waste. We are asking people to leave their e-waste at their local waste collectors office around the country.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Munasafn RVK Tool Library

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    Social:

    City:

    Reykjavik

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    16/10/2021

    Activities:

    Workshop

    Description: We are a non profit that lends tools and things in Iceland as well as run monthly repair cafe events and support the implementation of a circular economy in iceland
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Reddingakaffi

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    City:

    Reykjavik

    Country:

    Iceland

    Date(s):

    14/10/2022

    Activities:

    Workshop

    Description: We will run our Reddingakaffi event, which is similar to a Repair Café. We will try and repair as many electronics and take other apart for disposal. We will account for each item repaired and calculate the CO2 emission saved from the repair.

    About

    The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing 51 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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