Global E-Waste Monitor 2024

CEP Secretariat
April 11, 2024
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Global E-Waste Monitor 2024


The Global E-waste Monitor 2024 is the fourth edition of the Monitor. It is an indispensable reference tool for both policymakers and industry that shows the position of the world in terms of the global e-waste challenge. Since 2014, The Global E-waste Monitor has been the foremost source of reporting on this pressing issue, and this Monitor provides the most up-to-date overview of global e-waste data, statistics, and progress in policy and regulation. It also provides an outlook of what the future holds if things change or stay the same.

The 2024 edition of the Monitor reveals that the world’s generation of electronic waste is rising five times faster than documented e-waste recycling. A record 62 million tonnes (Mt) of e-waste was produced in 2022, Up 82% from 2010; On track to rise another 32%, to 82 million tonnes, in 2030; Billions of dollars worth of strategically-valuable resources squandered, dumped; Just 1% of rare earth element demand is met by e-waste recycling. 

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