It is a great pleasure to announce the 4th Congress of Eurasian Waste Electrical Electronic Equipment Solutions taking place on 19–21 March 2019 in the Congress park at the Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow, Russia.
EWEEES is the efficient key-platform for opportunities, solutions and challenges in the EAEU; for maintaining and developing the important economic contacts with the authorities, producers, recyclers, scientists, associations, NGO’s and media.
The fastest growing part of municipal solid waste stream contains old electrical and electronic goods and has valuable waste (gold, silver, copper, aluminium, iron) but also toxic heavy metals and compounds.
2017 was declared to be the Year of Ecology in Russia, in 2017 in the Russian Federation started operating Extended Producer Responsibility for electrical and electronic scrap. The producers and importers must take their responsibilities on their products; collect and process them in line with the Circular Economy and Legislation.
There are many activities from authorities, producers, associations, collectors and recyclers on the market.
The EAEU is a new and fast growing recycling market and generates about 1’500’000 tonn of WEEE per year with a value over 400’000’000 Euro per year.
The main topics of the Congress are:
All market participants are having the chance for new opportunities and challenges.
We are looking forward to meet you in Moscow – a town of pioneers and success stories!
Dr. Viktor Haefeli