Recommendations on collection and recycling schemes in developing and emerging countries

  • Background: 

    Many countries in the developing world are attempting to develop e-waste policies and/or legislation. Without collection and recycling solutions applicable to the developing world, countries run the risk of enacting policies fail to deliver any results.

  • Objective: 

    Review existing e-waste collection and recycling schemes in the developing countries and synthesize the critical success factors. Based on this analyzes, recommendations will be created for new e-waste collection and recycling options in the developing world options.

  • Main Project deliverables:

    For more information see our White Paper "WEEE systems and legislation".

    −Overview of existing collection and recycling solutions

    −List of critical success factors for collection and recycling schemes

    −Recommendations on collection and recycling solutions depending on  country/ infrastructure

    −recommendations for consideration in the development of model legislations

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