Date: October 15-20, 2012
The 2012 International WEEE Management Workshop held from Oct. 15 to 20 in Taipei was a week-long seminar that focused in-depth on Taiwan’s system for recycling WEEE, called the 4-in-1 Recycling Program. This WEEE Management Workshop was a follow-up to the first international meeting on WEEE that EPA and EPAT co-hosted in June 2011. Participants joined the workshop from Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, India, Colombia, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Argentina, Nigeria, and Ghana.The workshop also featured guest speakers who shared the status of WEEE management in the US, Japan, Singapore and Korea. At the conclusion of the 2012 meeting, the participants decided to form the International E-Waste Management Network (IEMN) in order to exchange information on an ongoing basis.