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
Within WEEENMODELS Project, since March 2015 it’s been possible to attend e-learning courses on UNIMORE platform < http://elearning-raee.unimore.it> about the sustainable WEEEs management. To participate it is required to sign up and to receive the access credentials.
They are available two courses: the first one concerns with prevention and reduction of WEEEs, the second one is about the technical and legal aspects.
The topics tackled in the courses focus on methodological issues about a national and local approach to the waste production, priorities on the WEEEs management and the analysis of best practices. In particular they are taught the following issues: communication strategies, relationship between waste reduction and saved tonnes of CO2, WEEEs selective collection, activity of re-use centres.
Both the courses consist of a cycle of on line lessons available on the UNIMORE website with the possibility to communicate with tutors and professors using e-mail and forums.
It is possible to attend the courses both free and asking for a final certificate after a test to verify the acquired competences.