Regional E-Waste Initiatives

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Regional E-Waste Initiatives

  1. 1. Regional E-Waste Initiatives<br />
  2. 2. Enviroserve<br /><ul><li>History
  3. 3. Background
  4. 4. National Campaigns
  5. 5. The Global Issue
  6. 6. The Opportunity
  7. 7. Results
  8. 8. Accreditations</li></li></ul><li>History<br />Licence: 2005 - Professional License <br />Activity: “Pollution and Environmental Protection Services” <br />Uniqueness: Private Public Partnership with <br /> Ministry of Environment and Water<br /> JV and Agreements with other federal entities <br />History: 20 years Middle East experience <br /> 12 years International<br />
  9. 9. Background - Our Services<br />ELECTRONIC ASSET MANAGEMENT<br /> A unique, vibrant process to dominate National Mobile Phone and <br />E-waste Recycling Programmes<br /> The only licensed operator to have collection and export licenses regionally and the import licence to a refinery in Singapore<br /> Retail drop off points – mobile phone buy-back with cash returns<br /> <br />REFRIGERANT SERVICES <br /> Implement legislation and support the process of introducing the supply to market of recovery and reclaim of refrigerant product <br /> All types of refrigerant gases as well as the equipment to manage, measure and contain the gas<br />
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  11. 11. The Global Issue<br /><ul><li>Toxic substances
  12. 12. Health damage
  13. 13. Rate of growth
  14. 14. Precious metals</li></ul>Research indicates that e-waste is growing at three times the rate of other municipal waste <br />Electronic circuit boards, batteries and cathode ray tubes in TVs and PC screens contain hazardous substances such as lead, mercury and hexavalent chromium. If improperly disposed of, these toxins will be released in the environment and wind up in water supplies and soil <br />Some batteries and circuit boards contain valuable materials as well, which is another good reason to recycle and recover precious metals<br />
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  16. 16. The Challenge<br />
  17. 17. The Challenge<br />
  18. 18. The Challenge<br />
  19. 19. The Solution<br />
  20. 20. The Solution<br />
  21. 21. Life-Cycle of E-Waste<br />
  22. 22. National Campaign - UAE<br /><ul><li>Partner: Etisalat
  23. 23. Endorsed as The National Campaign
  24. 24. Started: Phase I - June 2007 – 2008</li></ul>Phase II – Nov 2009 - 2010<br /><ul><li>Drop boxes
  25. 25. Result: >170,000 mobiles and </li></ul> >420 tons e-waste collected<br /><ul><li>Etisalat accredited nationally for the initiative by TRA</li></li></ul><li>National Campaign - Qatar<br /><ul><li>Partner: Qtel
  26. 26. Endorsed as The National Campaign
  27. 27. Drop boxes locations: 35
  28. 28. E-waste collection points: 2
  29. 29. “Big Drop” Event: 2
  30. 30. Result: >27 tons e-waste collected
  31. 31. Qtel receives huge kudos
  32. 32. Ministry of Environment issues Qtel its own e-waste licence. First to achieve</li></li></ul><li>National Campaign - Kuwait<br /><ul><li>Partner: Wataniya Telecom
  33. 33. Endorsed as The National Campaign
  34. 34. Drop boxes: 25
  35. 35. E-waste collection points: 2</li></li></ul><li>National Campaign - Bahrain<br /><ul><li>Partner: Zain Telecom
  36. 36. Endorsed as The National Campaign
  37. 37. Drop boxes: 15
  38. 38. E-waste collection points: 2</li></li></ul><li>National Campaign - Afghanistan<br /><ul><li>Partner: Roshan Telecom
  39. 39. Endorsed as The National Campaign
  40. 40. Drop boxes: 15
  41. 41. E-waste collection points: 2</li></li></ul><li>National Campaigns - Onwards<br /><ul><li>Contract with Etisalat for 18 countries
  42. 42. Africa, Asia, MENA
  43. 43. Endorsed as The National Campaigns</li></li></ul><li>Mobile Phone Cash Returns<br />
  44. 44. Testimonials<br />As a private initiative, the government fully endorses such programs for the benefit of the UAE, the community and in Industry alike” <br /> H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy and Industry<br />“This initiative is within the framework of our contribution in making the UAE government environmental strategy viable, and within our continuous policy regarding the adoption of the Social Corporate Responsibilities on which the TRA build its executive decisions.”<br />Mohammed Al Ghanim, Director General and Board Member of the <br />Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)<br />“We pride the participation in this worthy initiative that supports the National Strategy Of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum” <br /> Nasser Bin Abood Al Falasi, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Etisalat<br />“du is proud to be a part of this ground breaking venture, by incorporating recycling and conservation efforts into our every day routine we can ensure a safer world for our children.” <br />Osman Sultan, CEO, du<br />
  45. 45. Beyond a Company – A support to the Community <br />

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