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


    October 21



    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



    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


    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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