The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has said electronic or e-waste presents an opportunity valued at over $62.5 billion per year if treated through appropriate recycling chains and methods. It also has a potential to create millions of decent new jobs globally.
The global telecoms body, through the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership, has, therefore, launched a major campaign to address the menace of global electronic or e-waste threat. ITU, which is a founding member of Global E-waste Statistics Partnership, launched globalewaste.org, an open source portal that visualises e-waste data and statistics globally, by region and by country, for policy-makers, industry, academia and the public…
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