World e-waste map reveals national volumes, international flows

The first ‘E-Waste World Map’ has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their ‘Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)’ initiative.By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33 percent higher than 2012 and weigh the equivalent of eight Great Egyptian Pyramids.A complementary new EPA-funded StEP report by MIT and NCER characterizes US domestic and transboundary flows of used electronics.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/tca…


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