Total amount of e-waste generated in 2014 was 41.8 million tonnes

22/04/2015

Total amount of e-waste generated in 2014 was 41.8 million tonnes, up from 33.8Mt in 2010. This is predicted to increase to 50Mt in 2018.


Source: Baldé, C.P., Wang, F., Kuehr, R., Huisman, J. (2015), The global e-waste monitor – 2014, United Nations University, IAS – SCYCLE, Bonn, Germany.