Americas


Report/StudySummaryDocuments including WEEE flows/quantities
The formal electronic recycling industry: Challenges and opportunities in occupational and environmental health researchDiana Maria Ceballos and Zhao Dong, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2016: Study systematically reviewing the literature on occupational and environmental health hazards of formal e-recycling facilities and discuss challenges and opportunities to strengthen research in this area.
Understudied Organized Crime Offending: a discussion of the Canadian situation in the international contextPublic Safety Canada by Ernesto U. Savona, Francesco Calderoni, Alessia Maria Remmerswaal, 2011: OC activities with a focus on environmental crime (illegal dumping, radioactive waste smuggling WEEE)48
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Stewardship Regulation Guideline 2010-02EGovernment of Manitoba Province (Canada), 2011: Guidelines to set additional requirements for the electrical and electronic equipment stewardship program and its operation and for the management of waste electrical and electronic equipment or issue guidelines that set criteria for program performance evaluation or address any other matter provided for under the regulation (Section 19 of the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Stewardship Regulation (MR 17/2010)).
Canada-wide Action Plan for Extended Producer ResponsibilityCanadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME), 2009: Jurisdictions commit to working towards managing the following products and materials in operational EPR programs: Packaging, Printed materials, Mercury containing lamps, Other mercury-containing products, Electronics and electrical products, Household hazardous and special wastes anad Automotive products (Phase 1). Jurisdictions commit to working towards incorporation into operational EPR programs: Construction materials, Demolition materials, Furniture, Textiles and carpet and Appliances, including ozone-depleting substances (Phase 2).