Global E-waste Monitor 2020

  • 13 Jul 2020

  • The third edition of the Global E-waste Monitor 2020 launched in July 2020.
  • China is the biggest contributor to e-waste with 10.1 million tonnes (mt) followed by the United States (US) with 6.9 mt and India with 3.2 mt at 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.
  • India is the only country in South Asia to draft legislation for e-waste.
  • The Global E-waste Monitor is a collaborative effort between the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE) Programme currently co-hosted by the United Nations University (UNU) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).