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Turn Out The Lights on Fluorescents
New report highlights the health and environmental risks of mercury-containing fluorescent lighting and outlines actions to transition to more energy-efficient, cost-effective LEDs.
Ending Toxic Lighting Together – CLASP Coordinates the Clean Lighting Coalition
CLASP is proud to announce that we are coordinating the Clean Lighting Coalition (CLiC), a global partnership to capture the health and environmental benefits of eliminating mercury-based lighting under the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Global LEAP Awards Innovators: Insights from the Solar E-Waste Challenge
The Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge is a program to support innovations in off-grid solar e-waste management in sub-Saharan Africa. For more information on the Challenge, see Background below.
New Report Identifies Sources of Environmental Dumping of Air Conditioners in Ten African Countries
A new report on environmental dumping, released in advance of World Refrigeration Day, finds that 35% of the room air conditioners (RACs) sold in many of Africa’s largest countries are low efficiency units with energy efficiency ratings of less than 3.0 W/W, a commonly adopted standard around the world.
We have always found that the technical contributions and policy recommendations from CLASP strongly complement our own advocacy efforts, collectively enabling us to deliver a compelling message to the Commission in support of ambitious regulations.Laura Degallaix
Secretary General, European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation
Solar E-Waste Market Scoping Report Outlines Challenges and Opportunities for E-Waste Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa
Renewable Energy Systems
CLASP Announces the Winners of the 2019 Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge
On July 16-18, the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) hosted a solar e-waste festival in Nairobi, Kenya. CLASP joined our partners and industry experts to create new ideas, partnerships and projects to address the growing solar e-waste challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.
Batteries & Storage
Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge Nomination Results by the Numbers
The Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge recently closed after a two-month nomination period for innovations in solar e-waste management.