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UN: Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative (MPPI): Progress Report on the Work of the Mobile Phone Working Group, June 2005

Main Subjects
  • Electronic waste
  • E-waste
  • WEEE 
  • International Relations
  • Waste

Official Title

Basel Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative: Progress Report on the Work of the Mobile Phone Working Group - Implementation of the decisions adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its seventh meeting: Mobile Phone

Extracted Summary

"The overall objective of the MPPI Work Programme is to promote the objectives of the Convention in the area of the environmentally sound management of end-of-life mobile telephones. In particular, the MPPI Work Programme was developed to:

(a) Achieve better product stewardship;
(b) Influence consumer behaviour towards more environmentally friendly actions;
(c) Promote the best refurbishing/recycling/disposal options;
(d) Mobilise political and institutional support for environmentally sound management;
(e) Result in an initiative that could be replicated to build new public/private partnerships for the environmentally sound management of hazardous and other waste streams.

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