Participant

Organisation Name:

GET-IT Co., Ltd

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City:

Tokyo

Country:

Japan

Date(s):

The campaign takes place all through October (from October 1st to 31st) A press release about the campaign will be sent out on 8th October to the Japanese media. There will also be a radio interview of our company on 5th October on the topic of "E-waste".

Activities:

Business campaign Internet news, Business campaign - Radio news, News release

Description: Get-It will run a campaign in October to coincide with IEWD. Besides offering 30% discount on data sanitization for companies that decide to sell their IT equipment, for each device, Get-It will procure a phone compensation with Closing the Loop through its “E-waste compensation” program. The campaign aims to raise awareness on circularity of IT devices and the finite resources contained in them.
Participant

Organisation Name:

TUV Rheinland

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Social:

City:

World

Countries:

Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Republic Of, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Province Of China, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vietnam

Date(s):

October 21

Activities:

Workshop

Description: Making every Day Repair Day > with Intention, Policy, and Standards organized together with iFixit, TCO Development, World Economic Forum

ICT products like computers, smartphones, etc are fundamental tools adding efficiency to our lives amongst other advantages.

At the same time, NGO’s have highlighted challenges covering environmental, human and labour rights, and effective eWaste management for the Electronics industry.

 

At the occasion of the eWaste Day 2021, Together Open Repair, and many others during this webinar, we’ll get a glimpse into the developments from the perspective of:

  • Policy measures such as EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan, Sustainable Products Initiative, Green public Procurement (GPP) criteria, etc.

  • industry initiatives to harmonize and fast track progress towards circular and fair ICT, with focus on Repairability


 

Agenda

  1. Research/Policy/Strategy > Recorded message (WEF Mo Chatterji)/Rakesh Vazirani

  2. Hotspots to be tackled > Greenpeace East Asia (Ada Kong + August Rick)

  3. Its possible > iFixit (Kyle Wiens)

  4. Repairability within your purchasing decisions > TCO Development (Nick Liu)

  5. Standards to assess & safeguard > TUV Rheinland (Rakesh Vazirani)

  6. Q&A

Participant

Organisation Name:

UNEP

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Social:

City:

Osaka

Country:

Japan

Date(s):

14 October 2021

Activities:

Public Campaign - Social media

Description: UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre will share some content on E-waste to raise public awareness via social media networks.

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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