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Rwanda to set up e-waste collection points to manage waste

As our lifestyle becomes increasingly digital, there’s a big demand and ownership of electrical and electronic equipment and so does waste from them. To minimize their harm on the environment, the government and partners are establishing e-waste collection points across the country. Olivier Mbera, Country General Manager for Enviroserve Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

How to solve the electronic waste problem in Africa

Various electronics are being created thanks to technological progress which however leads to generation of tonnes of e-waste. The UN estimates that about 41.8 million tonnes of e-waste were generated in 2014, almost 25 per cent more than in 2010; for more CNBC Africa spoke to Olivier Mbera, Country General Manager at Enviroserve Rwanda.