South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Outlook, 2028

South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Size & Trend By Type, By Distribution Channel, By End User, Competition Forecast & Opportunities.

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  • 1. Sims Lifecycle Services, Inc.
  • 2. Big Belly Solar, LLC.
  • 3. Sembcorp Industries Ltd
  • 4. Veolia Environment SA.
  • 5. UMICORE SA and TES-AMM.
  • 6. Ecube Labs Co., Ltd
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The growing e-commerce sales of electronics are also expected to boost the growth of the e-waste recycling market in the coming years. The governments of various countries across the globe are increasingly introducing various policies for e-waste management across the value chain of the electronic devices industry. In addition, several non-profit organizations and government agencies are also taking initiatives to increase awareness regarding the proper disposal of e-waste among consumers. This factor will have a positive impact on the e-waste management market. The government policies and standards for e-waste management are also expected to cushion the e-waste management market's expansion. South America is expected to grow considerably, owing to the adoption of latest technologies. It is expected to increase the demand for electronics, further driving the e-waste generation rate. Furthermore, the organizations that have been specialised by third-party auditors will present additional potential prospects for the expansion of the e-waste management industry in the future years. On the other hand, the Middle East & Africa is expected to create opportunities for e-waste recycling, owing to its ability to feed the domestic industries' income through precious metal recovery. According to the research report, “South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Outlook, 2028” published by Bonafide Research, the market is projected to grow with 11.15% CAGR for 2023-2028. Electronic waste (e-waste) is generated in South America in much the same way as it is generated in other regions of the world. This includes the increasing use of electronic devices, such as computers, televisions, smartphones, and other consumer electronics, as well as the replacement of equipment by companies and government organizations. The generation of e-waste in South America is a growing concern due to the limited capacity of many countries in the region to properly manage and dispose of electronic waste. This can lead to the improper disposal of electronic devices, which can have negative impacts on human health and the environment. To address this issue, some governments and organizations in South America have implemented regulations and programs aimed at promoting the responsible disposal of e-waste and encouraging the recycling of materials from discarded electronic devices. However, the extent and effectiveness of these programs can vary widely across the region, and the challenge of managing e-waste remains a significant issue in many countries in South America.

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Furthermore, the generation of e-waste in the Middle East and Africa is a growing concern, particularly in countries with rapidly developing economies and increasing urbanization. The lack of proper e-waste management systems in many countries in the region can result in the inappropriate disposal of e-waste, leading to potential harm to human health and the environment. To address the growing problem of e-waste, some countries in the Middle East and Africa have implemented regulations and programs aimed at promoting the responsible disposal of e-waste and encouraging the recycling of materials from discarded electronic devices. However, the extent and effectiveness of these programs can vary widely across the region, and the challenge of managing e-waste remains a significant issue in many countries in the Middle East and Africa. The rising awareness towards the adverse impact of electronic waste on the environment and health is driving the governments towards e-waste management policies globally. Initiatives led by governments include financial assistance towards recycling facilities, incentives, and mandatory waste collection regulations towards electronic manufacturers. Policies such as Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) services commissioned towards encouraging e-waste collection and recycling are promoting the growth of the e-waste management market. Furthermore, several non-government organizations are conducting awareness campaigns focused on consumer education on e-waste disposal and recycling methods. Also, the economic benefits coupled with recycling and reuse of discarded devices is motivating the waste management activities. Electronic devices contain glass, plastic, and several useful metals that can be reused, thereby limiting the need for imports. This is also providing a considerable financial advantage to OEMs in the electronics industry. Metals such as copper, mercury, silver, gold, lead and aluminum are all found in varying concentrations in most of the electronic components. Proper collection and recycling of these metals will serve the purpose of new devices. Based on the material segment, metal is expected to dominate the market by 2028.

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Brazil’s electronic products market is presently among the largest in the world, and has been showing continual growth since the past few years. It produces electronic waste on a large scale, with higher portion of this waste being generated each year. Brazil is among the few countries in the South American region that have imposed regulations for electronic waste treatment. The National Policy on Waste Management (PNRS) puts forth that every organization and institution in the country is responsible for separating and properly disposing of the waste it produces. It is not just the responsibility of these entities, but also that of cities and consumers. The municipalities of the seven Emirates, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi, are also lending their support to private organizations promoting and managing the proper recycling of e-waste. For instance, the largest recycling plant in the world has been built in Dubai Industrial City, in collaboration with a global-level recycling company Enviroserve. This plant has a capacity of processing close to 39,000 tons of e-waste annually. With e-waste on the rise globally, the company has built a plant in Dubai capable of processing 14 times more e-waste than it does today. It processes waste from 10 countries across the Middle East and Africa and can recycle up to 98% of the material from an electronic device into raw materials, which are then sold to manufacturers in the automotive, IT and construction industries. The South America, Middle East & Africa waste management market pose huge demand for the waste management providers as it is developing and growing rapidly. Many countries in the region are preferring to become green cities, recycling and environmental friendly in their approach. Governments as well as the private sector providers are positively responding to the rising problems caused by waste in the region. Also, they are raising awareness for the benefits they can receive from good and efficient waste management policies and practices. Few of the many reasons why the nations are increasingly focusing on the waste management recently are:

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• Lack of space - Cities is growing and people are moving to suburbs and to the rural areas. As they move they are getting closer to areas in which trash has been deposited, such as open landfills. • Open Landfill - The open space in which waste is just thrown are now becoming obsolete. Open landfills are known to pollute the environment. Cities are becoming conscious that places like these just call for insects, rats, odours and diseases such as plagues. The bad waste management can be translated into increasing healthcare costs. Overall, this means that the living in the same neighbourhood with the open landfill can be very challenging. African countries are among the prime destinations of electronic waste (e-waste) also called Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), and have been challenged with the management of its environmental and health impacts. Electronic waste (e-waste) is generated in the Middle East and Africa as a result of the increasing use of electronic devices, such as computers, televisions, smartphones, and other consumer electronics. As these devices become obsolete or are replaced by newer models, they are often discarded and become part of the e-waste stream. As on ‘world environment day’ the popular cab company Uber announced a 3 day e-waste collection campaign in Dubai from 2nd July to 4th July. This included free doorstep pick up of old end of life laptops, desktop monitors, mobile phones and other dead electronic devices. The facility was available to the people through the uber app which had the complimentary e-waste pick up option. Uber UAE collaborated with Dubai Internet City, Dubai Science Park and Averda(e-waste management company) to tackle the e-waste collection and dumping productively. The drive was carried out successfully and the e-waste was disposed of in Averda for further process. More so, the Emirates is developing the smartest e-waste bin which is about to launch by 2020. This e-bin will effectively meet the e-waste recycling demand in UAE. The bin will be a smart movable waste dumping system which will effectively communicate and convey information to the e-waste collection company as well as the user. For instance, the e-bin will inform the user about the recycling compatibility of the e-waste items and it will also inform the company for collection when it’s full. When the e-bin is short of enough dumping space, it will instantly suggest the location of the nearest e-bin in that particular area. Electronic waste (e-waste) disposal regulations in South America vary by country. Here are a few examples of e-waste regulations in the region: • Brazil: Brazil has implemented regulations for e-waste disposal through the "National Policy for the Proper Management of Electronic Waste" and the "Law on the Proper Management of Electronic Waste." The regulations require producers of electronic products to take responsibility for the disposal of their products at the end of their life, and establish a system for the collection and disposal of e-waste. • United Arab Emirates: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has implemented regulations for e-waste disposal through the "Federal Law on the Management of Electronic Waste." The regulations require producers of electronic products to take responsibility for the disposal of their products at the end of their life, and establish a system for the collection and disposal of e-waste. • South Africa: South Africa has implemented regulations for e-waste disposal through the "National Environmental Management: Waste Act." The regulations require producers of electronic products to take responsibility for the disposal of their products at the end of their life, and establish a system for the collection and disposal of e-waste. E-Waste Management Start-ups: • ReciclajeTech: ReciclajeTech is a Colombia-based e-waste management startup that provides responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use state-of-the-art technologies to recover valuable materials from e-waste and minimize waste. • EcoTeck: EcoTeck is a Brazil-based e-waste management company that provides secure and responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use innovative technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • GIRESA: GIRESA is a Peru-based e-waste management startup that provides responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use cutting-edge technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • E-Waste Solutions: E-Waste Solutions is an Argentina-based e-waste management company that provides secure and responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use sustainable practices and innovative technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • Ecotech Recycling: Ecotech Recycling is a Chile-based e-waste management startup that provides responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use cutting-edge technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • E-waste Africa: E-waste Africa is a South Africa-based e-waste management startup that provides responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use innovative technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • Green Electronics Recycling: Green Electronics Recycling is a UAE-based e-waste management company that provides secure and responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use sustainable practices and innovative technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • Wadi E-Waste Solutions: Wadi E-Waste Solutions is a Saudi Arabia-based e-waste management startup that provides responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use cutting-edge technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • Enviroserve: Enviroserve is a UAE-based e-waste management company that provides secure and responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use sustainable practices and innovative technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. • E-Waste Egypt: E-Waste Egypt is an Egypt-based e-waste management startup that provides responsible e-waste recycling services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. They use cutting-edge technologies to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste and minimize waste. Major Companies present in the market: Sensoneo, Sims Lifecycle Services, Inc., Big Belly Solar, LLC., Sembcorp Industries Ltd, Veolia Environment SA., UMICORE SA and TES-AMM., Ecube Labs Co. Ltd Considered in this report • Geography: South America, Middle East & Africa • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Country-wise E-Waste Management market analysis • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation Countries covered in the report: • Brazil • UAE • Saudi Arabia • South Africa By Source Type: • Household Appliances (Air conditioners, dishwashers, clothes dryers, drying cabinets, freezers, refrigerators, kitchen stoves, water heaters, washing machines, trash compactors, microwave ovens, and induction cookers, etc.) • Consumer Electronics (Mobile Devices, Wearables, TVs, Set Top Boxes, Monitors, Laptops, Tablets, Computers, Printers, Scanners, etc.) • Industrial Electronics (IT & Telecom Equipment, IT Accessories, PCBs, Digital Boards, Datacentres, Medical Equipment and Accessories, etc.) • Others By Material Type: • Metal • Plastic • Glass • Others By Application Type: • Trashed • Recycled The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary and secondary research. Secondary research was initially used to gain an understanding of the market and list the companies that are present in it. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases and annual reports of companies, as well as government-generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources, primary research was conducted by conducting telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Following this, we began making primary calls to consumers, segmenting them equally into regional aspects, tier aspects, age groups, and gender. Once we had primary data with us, we started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience: This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations and organisations related to the E-Waste Management industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing and presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

Companies Mentioned

  • Sims Lifecycle Services, Inc.
  • Big Belly Solar, LLC.
  • Sembcorp Industries Ltd
  • Veolia Environment SA.
  • UMICORE SA and TES-AMM.
  • Ecube Labs Co., Ltd

Table of Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Market Dynamics
  • 2.1. Market Drivers
  • 2.2. Challenges
  • 2.3. Opportunity
  • 2.4. Restraints
  • 2.5. Market Trends
  • 2.6. Covid-19 Effect
  • 2.7. Supply chain Analysis
  • 2.8. Policy & Regulatory Framework
  • 2.9. Industry Experts Views
  • 3. Research Methodology
  • 3.1. Secondary Research
  • 3.2. Primary Data Collection
  • 3.3. Market Formation & Validation
  • 3.4. Report Writing, Quality Check & Delivery
  • 4. Market Structure
  • 4.1. Market Considerate
  • 4.2. Assumptions
  • 4.3. Limitations
  • 4.4. Abbreviations
  • 4.5. Sources
  • 4.6. Definitions
  • 5. Economic /Demographic Snapshot
  • 6. Competitive Landscape
  • 6.1. Competitive Dashboard
  • 6.2. Business Strategies Adopted by Key Players
  • 6.3. Key Players Market Share Insights and Analysis, 2022
  • 6.4. Key Players Market Positioning Matrix
  • 6.5. Consolidated SWOT Analysis of Key Players
  • 6.6. Porter's Five Forces
  • 7. Global E-Waste Management Market Outlook
  • 7.1. Market Size By Value
  • 7.2. Market Size and Forecast, By Geography
  • 7.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Source Type
  • 7.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Material Type
  • 7.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Application Type
  • 8. South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Outlook
  • 8.1. Market Size By Value
  • 8.2. Market Share By Country
  • 8.3. Market Size and Forecast By Source Type
  • 8.4. Market Size and Forecast By Material Type
  • 8.5. Market Size and Forecast By Application Type
  • 8.6. Brazil E-Waste Management Market Outlook
  • 8.6.1. Market Size By Value
  • 8.6.2. Market Size and Forecast By Source Type
  • 8.6.3. Market Size and Forecast By Material Type
  • 8.6.4. Market Size and Forecast By Application Type
  • 8.7. UAE E-Waste Management Market Outlook
  • 8.7.1. Market Size By Value
  • 8.7.2. Market Size and Forecast By Source Type
  • 8.7.3. Market Size and Forecast By Material Type
  • 8.7.4. Market Size and Forecast By Application Type
  • 8.8. Saudi Arabia E-Waste Management Market Outlook
  • 8.8.1. Market Size By Value
  • 8.8.2. Market Size and Forecast By Source Type
  • 8.8.3. Market Size and Forecast By Material Type
  • 8.8.4. Market Size and Forecast By Application Type
  • 8.9. South Africa E-Waste Management Market Outlook
  • 8.9.1. Market Size By Value
  • 8.9.2. Market Size and Forecast By Source Type
  • 8.9.3. Market Size and Forecast By Material Type
  • 8.9.4. Market Size and Forecast By Application Type
  • 9. Company Profile
  • 9.1. SENSONEO (Slovakia)
  • 9.1.1. Company Snapshot
  • 9.1.2. Company Overview
  • 9.1.3. Financial Highlights
  • 9.1.4. Geographic Insights
  • 9.1.5. Business Segment & Performance
  • 9.1.6. Product Portfolio
  • 9.1.7. Key Executives
  • 9.1.8. Strategic Moves & Developments
  • 9.2. Sims Lifecycle Services, Inc.
  • 9.3. Big Belly Solar, LLC.
  • 9.4. Sembcorp Industries Ltd
  • 9.5. Veolia Environment SA.
  • 9.6. UMICORE SA and TES-AMM.
  • 9.7. Ecube Labs Co., Ltd
  • 10. Strategic Recommendations
  • 11. Annexure
  • 11.1. FAQ`s
  • 11.2. Notes
  • 11.3. Related Reports
  • 12. Disclaimer

List of Table

Table 1: Global E-Waste Management Market Snapshot, By Segmentation (2022 & 2028) (in USD Billion)
Table 2: Influencing Factors for Global E-Waste Management Market, 2022
Table 3: Top 10 Counties Economic Snapshot 2020
Table 4: Economic Snapshot of Other Prominent Countries 2020
Table 5: Average Exchange Rates for Converting Foreign Currencies into U.S. Dollars
Table 6: Global E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast, By Geography (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 7: Global E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast, By Source Type (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 8: Global E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast, By Material Type (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 9: Global E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast, By Application Type (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 10: South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Source Type (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 11: South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Material Type (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 12: South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Application Type (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 13: Brazil E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Source Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 14: Brazil E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Material Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 15: Brazil E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Application Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 16: UAE E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Source Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 17: UAE E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Material Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 18: UAE E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Application Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 19: Saudi Arabia E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Source Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 20: Saudi Arabia E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Material Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 21: Saudi Arabia E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Application Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 22: South Africa E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Source Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 23: South Africa E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Material Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 24: South Africa E-Waste Management Market Size and Forecast By Application Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global E-Waste Management Market Size (USD Billion) By Region, 2022 & 2028
Figure 2: Market attractiveness Index, By Region 2028
Figure 3: Market attractiveness Index, By Segment 2028
Figure 4: Competitive Dashboard of top 5 players, 2022
Figure 5: Market Share insights of key players, 2022
Figure 6: Porter's Five Forces of Global E-Waste Management Market
Figure 7: Global E-Waste Management Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 8: Global E-Waste Management Market Share By Region (2022)
Figure 9: South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 10: South America, Middle East & Africa E-Waste Management Market Share By Country (2022)
Figure 11: Brazil E-Waste Management Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 12: UAE E-Waste Management Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 13: Saudi Arabia E-Waste Management Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 14: South Africa E-Waste Management Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)

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Ghana introduced an e-waste eco-levy on the import of used and end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment. The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority spearheads enforcement of the eco-levy which makes the system more resilient and ensures the cost of e-waste management remains covered.

Challenges in e-waste management in Africa are exacerbated by a lack of awareness, environmental legislation and limited financial resources. Proper disposal of e-waste requires training and investment in recycling and management technology as improper processing can have severe environmental and health effects.

Composting and recycling are two high-priority areas for innovation and investment. Both initiatives reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and maximise the economic benefits from the waste value chain that the city controls. The potential job creation across the entire waste management cycle is impressive.

Most of the waste ends up in municipal landfills or dumpsites, where organic waste generates a large amount of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Currently, little of the waste is burnt and the rate of municipal waste recycling has been rapidly rising.

The strategy seeks to implement long-term projects over the next 20 years by providing practical solutions to environmental challenges in line with the environmental objectives outlined in the government's agenda. It also aims to enhance efforts to enrich all vital areas and sectors.
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