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Overview of e-waste related information



SubjectUnitYearAmountSource
Population(total inhabitants in million)2012515IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)2012--IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201219.4UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20129.8UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201418.7UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20149.5UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
 

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance



Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  5 Regulatory Instruments
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E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

EU: Methodology for the Calculation of the Weight of EEE placed on the Market and of Quantity WEEE, Regulation (EU) 2017/699Icon green


EU: Collection, Logistics & Treatment Requirements for End-of-Life Household Appliances Containing Volatile Fluorocarbons or Volatile Hydrocarbons, Standard EN 50574-2, 2014Icon green


EU: Equivalent Conditions for the Treatment of WEEE outside the European Union, Draft Regulation, October 2014 


Icon greenEU: Collection, Logistics & Treatment Requirements for End-of-Life Household Appliances Containing Volatile Fluorocarbons or Volatile Hydrocarbons, Standard EN 50574-1, 2012


Icon greenEU: Collection of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, WEEELABEX Standard Version 9.0, May 2011


EU: Logistics of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, WEEELABEX Standard Version 9.0, May 2011 Icon green
EU: Treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, WEEELABEX Standard Version 10.0, May 2013 Icon green
EU: Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), Directive 2012/19/EUIcon green