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Overview of e-waste related information



SubjectUnitYearAmountSource
Population(total inhabitants in million)2012127.61IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201236,179IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201218.1UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20122,310UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201417.3UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20142,200UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
 

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance



Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  5 Regulatory Instruments
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E-waste
Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

 

Japan: Policy on Collection, Transportation and Recycling of Household Appliance Waste, Notice No. 1, 1999 Icon green


Japan: Promotion of Recycling of Small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Draft Law, December 2012 Icon green


Japan: Specific Household Appliance Recycling Act, 1998 Icon green
Icon green Japan: Promotion of Recycling of Small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Enforcement Ordinance, Order No. 45, 2012
Japan: Promotion of Recycling of Small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Enforcement Regulation, Ministerial Order No. 3, 2013Icon green