report | 12/2017

Guideline on the manual dismantling of refrigerators and air conditioners

This guideline was elaborated within the global project on management and destruction of ODS banks in close cooperation with the Colombian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and its Technical Ozone Unit. The document provides a step-by-step guideline on how to manually dismantle refrigerators and ACs in an environmentally safe manner in countries where manual dismantling takes place. It addresses e-waste management companies and environmental authorities at regional and local level.