Breaking the Barriers on Battery Recycling and E-Waste in Africa

Read the full story at Waste360.

Barriers to entry exist in nearly every market, some more than others.

For e-waste, these obstacles could be significant as the transportation of hazardous waste from one country to another presents a myriad of risks and hazards.

Netherlands-based Closing the Loop (CTL) and United States-based Call2Recycle are leading the charge on battery recycling in Nigeria, a country where GDP per capita doubled from $1400 in 2000 to an estimated $2,800 per person in 2012, according to the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission.

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