In Durban, South Africa’s third largest city, an amount of wastewater equivalent to 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools has been treated and reused for industrial use by a paper mill and a local refinery every day since 2001.
Deadline: 17-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
World Bank Group (WBG) is supporting Vietnam to address plastic waste issues, including ocean plastics, through enhanced knowledge on plastic pollution and value chains and the identification of policies and public and private investments. In support of these programmatic advisory interventions, the WBG is seeking to engage the services of a consulting firm to conduct a private-sector-focused market assessment of plastics value chains and the recycling market in Vietnam. WBG is now inviting qualified consultants to express their interest in providing this comprehensive advisory service.
Deadline: 27-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The IFC project aims to support the development of an e-waste management solution for the electronics industry to address the challenge of responsible collection and recycling of electronic waste in India at scale and in a cost-effective manner. The goal of the IFC project is to work with private sector entities such as Producer Responsibility Organizations (PROs) and Industry Associations and waste management companies to establish a long-term solution to the e-waste challenges in India that the electronics sector as well as consumers face. The fundamental objectives of the Project are to (i) establish an Industry-led Solution for electronic producers to responsibly manage, collect and ensure responsible recycling of obsolete or discarded electronic products (e-Waste), (ii) Raise awareness among the public and other key stakeholders on the need of responsibly collect and recycle e-waste, and (iii) develop a locally relevant system for responsible e-waste management in India and a toolkit for dissemination of learnings from the Project.