4. Manufactoring industries
13. Waste handling and disposal
Rejected 07 March 2023
The proposed methodology covers project activities that collect and refurbish used electronic devices such as mobile handsets, tablets, and laptops. Devices are refurbished at dedicated facilities and sold through existing or newly developed marketplaces. GHG emission reductions are achieved by avoiding the production of new devices and associated energy consumption.
SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENT
The concept note was rejected by Verra, as per Section 3.1.5(2) and 3.2.5(3) of the Methodology Development and Review Process, 4.2 (PDF). The decision was based on low climate change potential and technical inconsistencies that were not satisfactorily addressed.