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Webinar: Solar E-waste Management Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa | EEP Africa

26. May 2020, 15: 30 - 16:30

The global market for off-grid solar technologies is growing rapidly. Investments in e-waste management are needed now to ensure that the sector grows sustainably and remains a leader in environmental responsibility. Off-grid industry leaders are exploring e-waste management solutions, such as product repair initiatives and preventative maintenance, as well as the role of waste reduction in the initial product design stage.

The Solar E-Waste Challenge has awarded funds to 12 companies in sub-Saharan Africa for the research and development of sustainable e-waste management solutions in the areas of: take back, collection and incentives; recycling and product design for recyclability; battery technology and second life initiatives and product design for life extension; product repair, refurbishment and repurposing.

Participants can expect to learn about initiatives that:
• Streamline and integrate take-back & collection into company business models
• Facilitate product refurbishment, reuse, or repurposing
• Create partnerships with the informal sector
• Enhance consumer awareness around proper e-waste disposal
• Develop second-life battery initiatives
• Extend product and / or component lifespan; and
• Enhance product reparability and recyclability

Webinar speakers include specialists from EEP Africa, CLASP and GOGLA.

Date & Time
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 | 15:00 p.m. - 16:30 p.m.

More information and registration - here!

Details

Date:
26. May 2020
cooking time:
15:30-16:30
Event Category:
Website:
https://eepafrica.org/webinar-solar-e-waste-innovations-in-africa/

Organizer

EEP Africa
Email:
https://eepafrica.org