Only 17.4% of 2019 e-waste was collected and recycled, out of 53.6 million metric tons of waste generated in the world last year. But electronic
Within International E-Waste Day, promoted by WEEE Forum - the world's largest multi national centre of competence as regards operational
Today in Rome, Ecodom, first Italian consortium for WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) presented its 2016 Sustainability Report. The consortium represent 27 italian domestic appliance's producers and it’s the first national collective system for aumount of WEEE managed: 95,889 tonnes in 2016, 33.9% of the whole Italian WEEE collected then processed in 41 treatment plants.
Ecodom Sustainability Report shows how this correct collecting and management with a careful logistic organization can avoid CO2 emission. Last year, they saved 805,869 tons of CO2, the quantity produced by cars in the province of Milan in 30 days.
The recycling of 84,206 tonnes of second raw materials also saved energy - nearly 97 million kWh - representing the annual electrical energy of a city of 83.000 citizens.