Overview of e-waste related information

Population(total inhabitants in million)201246.25IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201230,412IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201216.1UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)2012744UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201417.8UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)2014817UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  2 Regulatory Instruments
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Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance


Spain: List of Draft European and International Standards in the Process of being Approved as Spanish Standards (UNE), Resolution, March 2017Icon green

Spain: Distribution, Marketing and Handling of Greenhouse Gases, Royal Decree No. 115/2017

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Spain: Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), Royal Decree 110/2015

Andalusia (Spain): Approving Waste Regulation, Decree 73/2012Icon green