Plastic bottles ending up in sea due to illegally dumping of waste.
NamiGreen E-waste can receive electronic waste from foreign suppliers in Europe and United Strates via ship, train and truck. Supply of e-waste to Africa involves a lot of paperwork to adhere to rules and regulations. NamiGreen E-waste has all necessary permits to handle the increasing supply of e-waste.
Nigeria is one of the countries where e-waste is illegally dumped. This image is taken near a landfill in Badagry Expy, Lagos, Nigeria. Credit: Ayotunde Oguntoyinbo / Unsplash.
Times are changing in Namibia as a local e-waste recycling company, NamiGreen, increased e-waste recycling rates in 2018. There is still a way to go but steps are taken in the right direction. The continent with the highest recycling rate is Europe, recycling 35 % of all its e-waste, Asia comes in 2nd with 22%, Americas 17 % and Oceania with 6%. Africa recycles around 0.5 % (UN). Foto credits: NamiGreen
NamiGreen has put of electronic waste recycling bins at Ministry of Education premises in Government park. Citizens can drop off their broken and used electronics free of charge.
Together with NamiGreen, Ministry of Education collaborates on solving the growing e-waste problem in Namibia. From left Ms. Gwendy Platt, Mr. Ervast Mutota, Director of Arts, and Ms. C.M. Vries, Senior Education Officer, here seen standing next to one of the new e-waste bins from NamiGreen that citizens of Windhoek can use to dispose their electronic waste.
Top 10 electrical and electronic waste generating countries in Africa. Source: Global E-waste Monitor 2017.
Electrical and electronic waste is growing in Europe. Norway, UK, and Denmark generating most e-waste per inhabitant. Source: Global E-waste Monitor 2017.
Electrical and electronic waste is growing in Africa. Source: Global E-waste Monitor 2017.
The amount e-waste generated continues to grow over the coming years according to the UN, ITU and ISWA. Source: Global E-waste Monitor.
One of the e-waste containers in Namibia. The container was built by Transworld Cargo and is now operated by NamiGreen.
Electronics in various categories at the NamiGreen facility. All electronics or e-waste is sorted for further processing at our E-waste facilities in Namibia.
NamiGreen's electronic waste management facility in Namibia. Everyday NamiGreen receives electronic waste from companies and households from all over Namibia.
NamiGreen e-waste in Namibia / Africa.
NamiGreen, the leading e-waste company in Namibia, Africa, is collection electronic waste from companies all over Namibia.
NamiGreen Logo - NamiGreen works with electronic waste also known as e-waste in Africa.