Circularity of waste management of large household appliances in Kenya

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Kenyahas seen a significant increase in the consumption of Electrical and Electronic Equipment
( Unfortunately, many EEE eventually ends up as waste since proper end of life processing
infrastructure is lacking To address this challenge, The Netherlands Organization for Applied
Scientific Research ( with the support of Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB K), a knowledge
Centre under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance ( developed an action plan for a future proof
e waste management system, focusing specifically on large household appliances ( The European
Commission co funded the study through the Climate Technology Centre and Network ( The
study was implemented for one year 2021 2022
The research was conducted using a cross sectional design using a combination of qualitative and
quantitative approaches Primary and secondary data were collected through desk reviews, Focused Group Discussions, and questionnaires sent out to county governments government agencies, e waste management companies, Sellers and Distributors, Civil Societies and Repairers.