Report/StudySummaryDocuments including WEEE flows/quantities
Estudio de la informalidad en el manejo de las RAEE en Bogotá: diagnóstico y propuestas de integración con el sector formal
(Diagnosis and Proposals for Integrating the Informal and Formal Management of e-waste in Bogotá)(
Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, 2023: This study describes the current state of the e-waste management by the informal sector in the city of Bogotá. Based on the findings, proposals are elaborated to contribute to the consolidation of an inclusive and sustainable integration model between the formal and informal sectors.
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Author(s): Escobar Ocampo, D.; Camacho Lozano, A.E.; Hernández Santana, C.A.; Ortiz Ortiz, O.C.; Valero Jiménez, M. N.; Guarín Cardona, D.; Benavidez Rueda, L.P.; y Daza Ferrer, A.L
Guide for the manual disassembly of refrigerators and air conditionersMinisterio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), 2017: This guide is aimed at both waste management companies of electrical and electronic equipment, as well as regional or local environmental authorities in Colombia. This guide answers the questions that arise when domestic refrigerators and air conditioners reach their end of life and the disassembly process is required.
A practical guide for the systemic design of WEEE management policies in developing countriesISRI, 2017: The methodology proposed in this guide includes participatory tools that encourage all relevant actors to design the problem, identifying not only the associated causes and effects but also investigating which structural reasons underlie these causes and effects. This document describes the design process in Colombia in the style of an example of use and offers guidance regarding how to facilitate similar processes in other contexts.
Spanish Version available here.
Author(s): Sandra Méndez-Fajardo; Heinz Böni; Carlos Hernández; Mathias Schluep; Sonia Valdivia.