Circular Economy

How Africa is leading the way in dealing with 'e-waste'

African nations are dealing with e-waste using policies, legislation and regulation. Their efforts can be a lesson to other nations around the world Image: set.sj for Unsplash

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Secretary-General-elect, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

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A record 53.6Mt of e-waste was generated in 2019, and the quantity is set to rise further
A record 53.6Mt of e-waste was generated in 2019, and the quantity is set to rise further Image: Global E-Waste Monitor 2020
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