International E-Waste Day 2022

Every year, International E-Waste Day (IEWD) is observed on October 14th across the world to promote the correct disposal of e-waste throughout the world with the aim to increase re-use, recovery and recycling rates. In 2022, the 5th edition of International E-Waste Day will be observed around the world.

  • ​​​​​In 2018, International E-Waste Day was formed by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment recycling (WEEE) Forum in order to raise the public profile of waste electrical and electronic equipment recycling and encourage consumers to recycle.
  • International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday) 2022 will focus on small items of e-waste, under the slogan “Recycle it all, no matter how small!”. #ewasteday will hold on 14 October 2022.

International E-Waste Day 2022: Theme

  • The theme for 2021 International E-Waste Day (IEWD) is “Consumer is the key to Circular Economy!”

International E-Waste Day 2022: History

  • In 2018, an international association of e-waste collection schemes, WEEE Forum established this day with the support of its members.

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

  • International Telecommunication Union Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland;
  • International Telecommunication Union Founded: 17 May 1865;
  • International Telecommunication Union Secretary-General: Houlin Zhao.

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