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Tenth Issue of the REN Newsflash

The REN Newsflash, a monthly newsletter, covers Project REN activities and achievements, highlights of partners’ activities as they are available … [Read More...]

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Joint Operational Workshop on Stopping E-waste Crime Held in Indonesia

On 14-16 July 2014, Indonesia hosted a regional Operational Workshop on Controlling Environmentally Regulated Substances at Seaports for Police … [Read More...]

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China reveals illegal waste activity

China: In the first quarter of 2014, Chinese customs officials are said to have investigated 20 cases of solid waste smuggling which involved … [Read More...]

New Strategy Launched to Help Uganda Government Tackle E-waste

New Strategy Launched to Help Uganda Government Tackle E-waste

SEETA - Government of Uganda has launched an electronics waste management and awareness strategy to promote safe and proper disposal of all outdated … [Read More...]

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Electronic Companies and Pollution Boards in India Flout E-waste rules: Report

E-waste rules in India have been in force since May 2012. Have the producers, the key stakeholders responsible for implementing the rules, done what … [Read More...]

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Electronic Companies and Pollution Boards in India Flout E-waste rules: Report

E-waste rules in India have been in force since May 2012. Have the producers, the key stakeholders responsible for implementing the rules, done what … [Read More...]

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New Sentencing Regime in force for Waste Crimes in England and Wales

Judges and magistrates in England and Wales have be handing out tougher sentences for individuals and companies involved with illegal waste handling, … [Read More...]

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Gaps Analysis ENFORCE Network Published

The Environmental Network for Optimizing Regulatory Compliance on Illegal Traffic (ENFORCE) was established by the eleventh meeting of the Conference … [Read More...]

First e-learning tool launched to prevent illegal trade in hazardous chemicals and waste

First e-learning tool launched to prevent illegal trade in hazardous chemicals and waste

LYON, France –The first e-learning module aimed at helping law enforcement officers identify and prevent the illegal trade in hazardous chemicals and … [Read More...]

StEP releases Green Paper exploring legal distinction between UEEE and e-wastes in Basel Convention

StEP releases Green Paper exploring legal distinction between UEEE and e-wastes in Basel Convention

In recent years, international regulation efforts have focused on prohibiting transboundary movements of e-waste that pose a risk to human and … [Read More...]

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INTERPOL launches Project Eden to target illegal waste

INTERPOL launches Project Eden to target illegal waste

NAIROBI, Kenya – INTERPOL’s Project Eden, targeting the illegal trade and disposal of waste, has been officially launched during  the INTERPOL … [Read More...]

Launch of the CWIT Project

Launch of the CWIT Project

Brussels, 22 October 2013 - An international consortium of seven organisations has launched a new project, ‘Countering WEEE Illegal Trade’ (CWIT), … [Read More...]

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E-waste Africa Project

The project “Building local capacity to address the flow of e-wastes and electrical and electronic products for reuse in selected African countries … [Read More...]

IMPEL TFS Enforcement Actions Project

IMPEL TFS Enforcement Actions Project

The European Waste Shipment Regulation (1013/2006/EC) requires Member States to inspect shipments of waste and to co-operate with each other. The … [Read More...]

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