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EIU Report Global E-waste Systems now available

Posted by | February 19, 2015 | ANZRP, E-Waste, Electronics, Recycling, TechCollect | No Comments

‘Global E-waste Systems, Insights for Australia from other developed countries’ calls for “shared responsibility” from all levels of government, industry and consumers’

A new report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) calls for all stakeholders in the electronic waste (e-waste) system to take greater responsibility, to combat the rising concern around its growth.

The EIU report on Global E-waste Systems was commissioned by Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) to better understand how Australia’s e-waste systems compare to the developed markets of Japan, Finland and Germany – with the findings showing a level of sophistication not currently present in Australia.

The research reveals that although Australia has made large strides in the past decade, it’s in its infancy of e-waste recycling, with a long way still to go in developing a long term sustainable system, to catch-up with other developed markets.

Click here to read the full report.

Click here to view the accompanying infographic.