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“Philips perceives StEP as an international stakeholder platform that results in a better understanding of e-waste management for all parties involved and creates improvement opportunities for recycling systems worldwide.”
Eelco Smit -Senior Director SustainabilityPhilips Consumer Lifestyle
“Partnership and knowledge transfer are the two key issues for joining the StEP Initiative. There is a need to apply an environmental and economical sound e-waste management system in the Middle East & North Africa in cooperation with the StEP members."
Hossam Allam - Regional Programme ManagerCEDARE - Centre for Environmental and Development for the Arab Region & Europe, Egypt
“StEP is a great way to work on the really big e-waste issues with people from industry, government and academia."
Colin Fitzpatrick - Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, LecturerUniversity of Limerick
“StEP provides a global platform, enables knowledge exchange and bridges the North-South gap. Empa as a research institute and co-founder of StEP strongly supports this important endeavor."
Heinz Böni - Critical Materials and Resource Efficiency Group (CARE), Head of Research GroupEmpa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology