G7: 'Mount Recyclemore' of leaders made from electronic waste in Cornwall

11 June 2021  -  events
According to a United Nations report, more than 53 million tonnes of e-waste was generated worldwide in 2019 - over 9 million tonnes more than five years earlier. Lets promote compliant recycling of WEEE in Europe and keep materials in the loop. A sculpture of the G7 leaders shaped like Mount Rushmore made of electronic waste has been erected in Cornwall ahead of the G7 Summit. It...

ECA: EU actions and existing challenges on electronic waste

02 June 2021  -  events
  The European Court of Auditors published a new report EU actions and existing challenges on E- waste:. EU e-waste targets difficult to achieve. “The collection and recovery of e-waste in the EU has improved over time, and the EU currentlyrecycles about 80 % of the e-waste it collects,” said Joëlle Elvinger, the ECA member responsible forthe review. “However, the collection, recycling and r...

ISP Virtual Model United Nations Conference: young leaders are eager to learn

19 May 2021  -  events
The ISP Virtual Model United Nations Conference (ISP Virtual MUN) is hosted by the International Schools Partnership, an international network of schools located around the world focused on inspiring children to be successful now and equip them to be successful later. To immerse these students in the world of international affairs, ISP Virtual MUN will challenge students to take on the roles of...

CEWASTE final report is published

10 May 2021  -  events
The CEWASTE final report has been published today alongside a global news release that has already enjoyed high profile coverage in the Guardian, New Scientist and a Russian outlet – there will certainly be more to come. As part of this, Shahrzad, Federico and Pascal took part in a news conference today (thank you to them for this and for bilateral media interviews last week) and Pascal will be...

Chris Slijkhuis, our EERA board member and expert on plastics and waste shipments, is going into (un)retirement

05 May 2021  -  events
Chris Slijkhuis, our EERA board member and expert on plastics and waste shipments, is going into (un)retirement. EERA is proud that Chris will continue his work for EERA. The Viennese cosmopolitan from the Netherlands looks back on an exciting time - not only in the last two years, during which he gave the plastics recycling company a completely new image. Big tasks awaited Slijkhuis and Günth...