« Back E-waste Training Workshop for Asia and the Pacific Invited Toshiba for Presentation

Thai Toshiba Fluorescent Lamp Co., Ltd. (TTFC) was invited to E-Waste Training Workshop for Asia and the Pacific held at Fortuna Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam from Aug 10 through 14, 2009. The workshop was co-organized by Vietnam Environment Administration, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan, the Basel Convention Regional Centre for South-East Asia and the Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for Asia and the Pacific under the Basel Convention Partnership on the Environmentally Sound Management (ESM) of E-waste in the Asia-Pacific region.

The purposes of the workshop were:

– To assist governmental officials.

– To facilitate participants to know practical approaches and techniques in E-waste management.

– To encourage the participants to undertake further policy actions.

In the Day 3 program, Mr. Toshiyuki Ikeda, TTFC president contributed his presentation, “ESM of material recovery and recycling for fluorescent lamps”, to share the recycling operation with the participants. Mr. Ikeda introduced Toshiba”s environmental friendly LED lighting “E-CORE” as a solution of longer product life cycle and Mercury termination for next generation.