File Name:Ewaste Research Final.docSize: 227 Kb Microsoft Word Document Description:Tens of millions of electronic components, ranging from out-of-date computers to broken television sets are dumped in landfills, while others recycled domestically or exported from the industrialized world to the developing world for valuable metal extraction. The dumping and recycling of old electronics is now being called e-waste. Indonesia.
This paper makes the following recommendations for how USAID might help affected nations deal effectively with e-waste.
Development Sector(s): Pollution Prevention
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.