Project Reference Profiles – Thailand(TH5) E-waste collection and recycling in Udon Thani, Thailan

At a Glance

Strategic Outcomes SO3 Increased access to sustainable services
Start Date Q1  Jan 23 2018
End Date q1 Dec 31 2019
Funding Source Core
Actual Budget (USD) 123,468
Budget Percentage 74%
Actual Expenditure (USD) 91,887
Status Active
GGGI Share (USD) 123468
Poverty and Gender Policy Markers gender
Name of Client (Lead/Prime implementer if GGGI is part of a consortium)
Participating Organization (Funding/donor)
Name of consortium members, if any
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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Project Manager and Staff +

Project context, objectives and description

The project aims to establish a business case for an effective and operational e-waste collection and management system first of its kind in Thailand. The project has produced (i) technical advice to Udon Thani Municipality on sustainable e-waste management, collection mechanism and recycling facilities and (ii) an investment proposal on a sustainable business model for a material recycling center. Udon Thani City is ready to move forward with a detailed design and construction for the system with approximately  expected 2M USD size of its own investment.   

This project aligns with IO2. Increased green growth investment flows which enable partner governments to implement green growth policies. 

Type of services provided, and results achieved

Impact: Quality of life of people in the project area is improved due to reduction of e-waste. 

Outcome: N/A 

Project Outputs completed in 2019 

i. Green Growth Policies:N/A

ii. Green Investments: 

  • 1 Investment proposal on a sustainable business model for a material recycling center. 

iii. Capacity Building and Knowledge Products:  

  • 1 Knowledge product in the form of proposal on a sustainable business model for a material recycling center which could be treated as a knowledge project for stakeholders. This is the first-of-its-kind project in Thailand. 

Number of staff provided

Project Manager: Khan Ram-Indra 

Stella Seung-Yeon Lee and Tero Tapio Raassina.