Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE) is a programme hosted by UNU-ViE based in Bonn, Germany succeeding, the former UNU-IAS SCYCLE. Its activities are focused on the development of sustainable production, consumption/usage, and disposal of ubiquitous goods with a special focus on electrical and electronic equipment. SCYCLE leads the global e-waste discussion and advances sustainable e-waste management strategies based on life-cycle thinking.
SCYCLE fosters a solutions-oriented dialogue, cooperation and consensus through hosting the Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP) Initiative, a global network of more than 55 member organizations committed to developing applicable, holistic, science-based recommendations concerning the growing e-waste problem.
Within this context UNU-ViE SCYCLE: