Jidaw Systems Limited Electronic Waste Policy
Jidaw Systems Limited (Jidaw) is not a high generator of electronic waste (e-waste). The organization’s nature of business and areas of focus are not related to heavy electronic usage and consumption but are mainly training, consulting and web content provision.
|Jidaw however supports environmental protection and has developed this official policy on e-waste as a socially responsible firm and to promote public awareness on the need for all citizens and organizations to commit to eco-responsibility for a sustainable future.
Jidaw actively supports the protection of the environment.
Jidaw is committed to efficient e-waste management in the interest of all in our community and the environment.
Electronic waste, e-waste, or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) refers to refuse created by discarded or obsolete electrical or electronic devices. Indiscriminate processing of electronic waste can lead to serious health and pollution problems. Electronic waste containing substances like lead, cadmium, mercury, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) can cause serious harm to human health and environment, if not disposed properly
e-waste policy objectives and strategies
- Minimize generation of E-waste and Prevent and control e-waste pollution and hazardous e-waste management to protect health and improve quality of life
- Disposal of e-waste material with little to zero impact on the environment.
- Ensure maintenance of computers/hardware based on global best practices
- Train individuals in computers and hardware repairs and maintenance
- Use equipment to build required skills and provide historical study and background in information technology during Information technology training
- Adhere to e-waste regulation and best environmental practice and activities
- Participate in and Enhance educational, community and stakeholder awareness efforts and sustainable solutions on e-waste
- Increase awareness of the dangers of electronic waste if not disposed properly and the need to reduce environmental impact through e-waste management
- Incorporate awareness on the hazards of e-waste as well as environmentally sound disposal and reuse options in computer hardware training and other IT training programs
- Promote e-waste recycling, e-waste to wealth for job creation and business growth
- Encourage the exploration of markets for copper, aluminum and other metals retrieved in an environmentally sound manner from electronic waste
- Discourage the importation of obsolete computers and dumping of e-waste into Nigeria
- Provide inputs for developing inclusive e-waste policies that appropriately reflect the concerns of all stakeholders for overall growth and a sustainable future
This policy is developed to change and improve with the evolving technological and social issues of the future. There will be periodic review of existing strategies for e-waste management. Feedback is encouraged.