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    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Kuradzo Ingeniería Ambiental SC

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    City:

    Mexico City

    Country:

    Mexico

    Date(s):

    17 October 2020 12:00 pm

    Activities:

    School campaign or collection, Public Campaign - Social media, Public Campaign - Internet news

    Description: The 4th environmental forum will be done in collaboration with "UNITEC Campus Sur "which the main purpose is providing to the students of this comunity  information about the Integral and Environmentally Appropriate Management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Also, to explain requirements established in the Stockholm Convention, specifically addressing the emission of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in electronic waste during the recycling, dismantling and treatment processes, as well as the treatment and environmentally correct disposal of obsolete pesticide deposits with POPs. Moreover will be discussed about the regulatory issue regarding electrical and electronic waste in the Mexico City as well as some of the good practices and opportunities to establish an environmentally correct management. In this instance UNITEC  will explain in the forum, its commitments to be exercised for sustainable development.
    Participant

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    Municipio de Querétaro

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    Querétaro

    Country:

    Mexico

    Date(s):

    7 to 14 October

    Activities:

    Public collection

    Description: The Municipality of Querétaro, located in the State of Querétaro, México will make a two phase event. First, from October 7 to 12 there will be designated points of recovery of E-Waste in order that citizens could dispose their waste. The recovered E-Waste will be passed to two companies dedicated to treatment and disposal of this kind of waste. Finally, the October 14th a forum will be held in the Municipal Auditorium with featured speakers from the academia, authority and the UNDP.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Recicla Electrónicos México

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    City:

    Querétaro

    Country:

    Mexico

    Activities:

    Social media, School campaign or collection, Business collection, Public Campaign - Radio news

    Description: We will organize various collections in differents schools and local business. Also donations of recondicioned pcs and there will be social media campaigns of e-waste education, like, infographics of how to indentify certified recyclers, diference between illegal and real recycling companies, glosary of techincal words used by the ambiental authorities, etc. We will have a space in local radio and a webinar to annuounce the International E-Waste Day. We also  count with the help of "EcomakerStore" (a branch store dedicated in electronic components sales, based in circular economy) and the first collection app focused on the pick up of obsolete articles "JERAPP"
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Recicla Electrónicos México

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    City:

    Querétaro

    Country:

    Mexico

    Date(s):

    The entire month of October

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - Social media

    Description: Recicla Electrónicos México - REMSA is going to organize E-waste collection events for the International E-waste day on various industrial Parks next October with Goverments sinergy. Also, we are launching a social media campaign to raise more citizens awarness, sharing information about recycling and the need to care for electronics to extend the life of the products.
    Participant

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    UNDP

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    City:

    Queretaro

    Country:

    Mexico

    Date(s):

    9th to october the 12th

    Activities:

    Public collection

    Description: The Environment and Natural Resources Ministry of Mexico and the United Nations Development Program, in collaboration with the government of the state of Queretaro and government of the municipality of Queretaro, start a temporary collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment  event on the occasion of the International E-Waste Day. For four days temporary collection centers will be enabled in the city of Queretaro, with the purpose of bringing citizens an alternative to properly dispose of waste electrical and electronic equipment generated in their houses. Later, collected e-waste will be delivered to an authorized company that ensures its environmentally sound management.

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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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