Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.

18. Mobile Class E-Waste

Sustainable And Renewal Energy And Citizens’ Participation

CITIC

Location: El Ejido Park, near 10 de Agosto Ave. and Buenos Aires St.

The Mobile Class is a project arising citizens’ awareness and training based on a recycling waste management of electronics. The bus will cross the city informing citizens on the impact of the improper disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment WEEE (televisions, computers, cell phones and other) as well as on the importance of reducing the consumption of WEEE and/or their responsible use. The benefits comprehend different aspects: people will be more conscious about consumption, use and decline of these devices, the city will benefit from having recyclers and local authorities who know the ways to prevent disease and pollution and economic benefits can come from precious metals found in WEEE components.

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