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Overview of e-waste related information



SubjectUnitYearAmountSource
Population(total inhabitants in million)20126,928IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)2012--IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)20128.2UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in million metric tonnes)201256.5UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)20145.9UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in million metric tonnes)201441.8UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
 

 

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance



Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  15 Regulatory Instruments
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StEP: One Global Understanding of Re-Use - Common Definitions, White Paper, March 2009 Icon green
UN: Basel MPPI (Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative), 2002 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI), Project 1.1, Refurbishment of Used Mobile Phones, Guidelines, March 2009 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI), Project 2.1, Collection of Used Mobile Phones, Guidelines, March 2009 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI), Project 3.1, Material Recovery and Recycling of End of Life Mobile Phones,
Guidelines, March 2009 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI), Project 4.1, Awareness Raising Design Considerations, Guidelines, March 2009 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI): Progress Report on the Work of the Mobile Phone Working Group, June 2005 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI): Progress Report on the Work of the Mobile Phone Working Group, March 2006 Icon green
UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI): Progress Report on the Work of the Mobile Phone Working Group, November 2006Icon green

UN: Cooperation between Basel Convention and StEP Initiative, Memorandum of Understanding, 2008 Icon green
UN: Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment (PACE), Decision OEWG-VII/3, May 2010 Icon green
UN: Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment (PACE), Terms of Reference, March 2009 Icon green
UN: Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment, Decision IX/9, June 2008Icon greenUSA: Responsible Recycling (R2) for Electronics Recyclers, Standard, May 2013
USA: Responsible Recycling (R2) for Electronics Recyclers, Standard, May 2013 Icon green
USA: Responsible Recycling (R2) Standard Certification Process Requirements, R2 Code of Practices, Version 1.0, May 2013Icon green