eWaste in Latin America

eWaste in Latin America

Statistical analysis and policy recommendations, November  2015

The modern lifestyle of a growing number of people living on the planet increasingly relies on electric and electronic equipment (EEE). The use of modern information and communication technology (ICT) can contribute to achieving some of the Sustainable Development Goals and enable a transition to more efficient resource use, which can engender key societal benefits.

Contents

  • Bringing Sustainability to the Cycle with Green Products
  • eWaste Statistics
  • Policy Recommendations for eWaste Regulations in LATAM
  • Approaches around the world
  • Legislative framework for e-waste management in LATAM
  • Overall recommendations on policy design, particularly for mobile phones
  • Conclusions

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