The German Recycling Technologies and Waste Management Partnership e.V. was established at the end of 2011 as a result of the Recycling and Efficiency Technology initiative of the Federal Ministry of the Environment. (see BMU press release).
RETech activities are focused on the promotion of applying sustainable environmental technology of the German recycling abroad.
RETech is the contact for all public and private organisations and/or institutions domestic and abroad, taking an interest in the German resource and efficiency technology. RETech offers a neutral platform for companies interested in innovative technologies for recycling and waste management issues and their export. Within this platform members may exchange information on technical issues such as the financing or the hedging of foreign business. To establish a network of activists supporting the export of German recycling and waste management technology as well as the transfer of knowledge, RETech cooperates with ministries, subordinated authorities, institutes and associations both in Germany and abroad.
Online course "Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries"
This course provides an overview of the municipal solid waste management situation in developing countries covering key elements of the waste management system, with its technical, environmental, social, financial and institutional aspects.
You will find more information in the factsheet or online at the coursera homepage and eawag homepage.
Massive Open Online course on e-waste management
Climate KIC in collaboration with UNEP, the Basel Convention, the World Resources Forum and others has launched a massive open online course on e-waste management that starts on April 4th, 2016. The aims of the course are to
Further information and registration: http://learning.climate-kic.org/courses/e-waste-mooc.