mission completed, e-waste lobby evolves

Similar to America’s recent “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship”, Australia has formally accepted and passed legislation for a national scheme for the handling of e-waste after a seven-year battle. The Product Stewardship Australia (PSA) has already successfully signed up leading global manufacturers, including Acer, Apple, Canon, Samsung, HP and IBM to lead the charge against responsible and secure recycling.

WEEE Systems acknowledges that the transformation from a lobby to a formal stewardship represents a major advance in transforming the understanding and mindset of e-waste from a problem to a prospect. WEEE Systems hopes that the global awareness of this issue can be further leveraged by leading and responsible brands in a bid to reap the benefits of sustainable electronics stewardship economically and environmentally.



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