The biggest names in tech, consumer goods and waste management working together for a circular economy.

Circular Electronics Partnership

A system transformation for the electronics industry

Our world depends on technology.

It helps people and businesses stay connected, enabling us to do more and more every day. As a society, however, we’re also using more - more devices, more components, more accessories.

We believe that businesses should work together to overcome the barriers to access to a truly circular economy.

A growing challenge.

We are producing 50 million tonnes of e-waste annually

It is estimated there are 100 million+ old devices in homes

80% of e-waste is not collected for recycling with 76% not documented and 4% thrown into household waste

At the current rate we will produce 120 millions tonnes of e-waste annually by 2050

Our projects

After launching our CEP roadmap in 2021, CEP Partners and Members are now driving change through initiating projects that address the roadmap actions one by one. Find here some of the projects that are currently under way.

Take a look at our projects

Circular thinking in action

Is your organisation ready to change gear towards action on the sector transformation in circular electronics? Explore how you can get involved. We welcome everyone with a similar interest and drive to be part of the change to join us on our journey to a circular electronics industry by 2030.

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Events & notifications

International E-Waste Day

Date: 14 October, 2022

On 14 October, we mark International E-Waste Day – an opportunity to reflect on the negative impacts of e-waste and the need to accelerate the transition to a circular electronics sector.

This year, the #ewasteday is focused on small electrical devices, which are often stored and forgotten about or discarded incorrectly. The UN estimated that in 2019, over 22 million tonnes of small e-waste were produced worldwide. This is 40% of the 57 million tonnes of all e-waste arising globally.

You can find out more about the initiative and how you can get involved on the WEEE Forum page.