United Nations offers Massive Open Online Course on e-waste management

The world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on e-waste management, which was initially launched in 2016 under the leadership of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, now includes new course material covering the e-waste guidance offered by ITU and the World Health Organization (WHO). The MOOC comprises five modules:

1&2: Introduction to e-waste – issues, impacts and solutions

3: e-Waste and children’s health

4: Reducing e-waste by design, standards, business and policy

5: Environmentally sound management and inclusive e-waste recycling