What is e-waste?

Monday 11 May 2020 | CleanTech | East Asia and Pacific | Infographic | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa |

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With 50 million tonnes of e-waste being produced annually, it is the fastest growing waste stream in the world (PACE, 2019). E-waste poses environmental and health risks if treated inadequately.

Therefore, better management of e-waste is required and unless there is solid implementation of policies and strong processes to support them, the e-waste problem will remain the same.

Mobile operators can play their part.

Learn more about e-waste – download the GSMA CleanTech e-waste policy study infographic now.