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Costa Rica



Overview of e-waste related information

Population(total inhabitants in million)20124.67IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201212,559IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201211.0UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)201251UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)20147.5UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)201436UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  1 Regulatory Instruments
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Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Costa Rica: Approving Technical Guidelines for WEEE Integral Management, Decree No. DM-CB-8016- 2016Icon green

Costa Rica: Electronic Waste Management, Decree No. 35933-S, 2010Icon green