For UNEA5 several NGOs, including HEJSupport, submit a written statement for the Leadership Dialogue.
Why does the issue of e-waste continue to be a global challenge despite international efforts to address it?
An efficient e-waste management is based on government commitment; regulatory requirements and enforcement; a social orientation towards separate waste collection; and environment and health protection through safe toxic-free product design and transparency of chemical information.
During the period of prevention of the spread of viral infections,
in particular the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 Use mainly personal protective equipment (PPE) that does not increase the likelihood of exposure to EDCs. Fabric reusable masks are best for this purpose.
No system for collection and disposal of mercury-containing solid waste is in place in Kazkakhstan.
Every day Canada fails to act, another 7,900 tonnes of plastic waste end up in our landfills and environment.