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Pressure Mounting on Electronics Manufacturers to Develop Sustainable Strategies for eWaste Disposal
IQPC’s e-Waste Management Summit brings together key industry players to pioneer way forward for environmental compliance, reverse supply chain logistics and sustainability
Industry analysts forecast that the worldwide market for e-waste recovery will grow from $5.7 billion in 2009 to nearly $14.7 billion by the end of 2014, representing a CAGR of 20.8% over the forecast period.* In order to keep these quantities under control and minimize environmental impact of potentially toxic components, e-waste needs to be responsibly managed, recycled, and/or disposed of in a non-hazardous fashion.
The Summit will explore next generation e-waste techniques including:
• Sustainable design as a smart business proposition
• Value proposition of a manufacturer-
• Trends towards the national harmonization of e-Cycling
• International electronic trade and the UN multi-stakeholder process PACE
• Methodology and logistics of multi-jurisdictional compliance
And features speakers from:
• Hewlett Packard
• Electronic Manufacturer’
• Planar Systems, Inc.
• Xerox Corporation
The attendees include executives who are pioneering the way forward for environmental compliance, reverse supply chain logistics, and sustainability, along with OEMs, retailers, and resellers working in the consumer electronics industry.
Designed in collaboration with Original Equipment Manufacturers, the e-Waste Management Summit also recognizes manufacturers and retailers who have exhibited excellence in product stewardship and extended producer responsibility by providing a platform in which industry stakeholders discuss the challenges of responsible e-waste management and electronic recycling amongst their peers.
For more information on the e-Waste Management Summit, please visit http://www.ewastemgmtsummit.com or contact Soren S. DuPreez, Program Director at Soren.DuPreez@
*ABI Research, e-Waste Recovery and Recycling, 1Q 2010
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