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Media Release

Consultant sought to quantify and characterize the flows of used and end-of-life computers and monitors in and from North America

Montreal, 16 March 2012—The Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation is currently requesting proposals for consulting services to complete a study to quantify and characterize the flows of used and end-of-life computers and monitors within North America and with selected countries. The project will review and adapt a methodology devised in an earlier phase of the study, aided by input from an extensive peer review process and from government experts.

The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to April 7, 2012. The complete project posting can be accessed on the Request for Proposals webpage.

The Commission encourages all potential candidates to review this posting and submit their proposal at their earliest convenience.

About the CEC

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established in 1994 by the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, a parallel environmental agreement to NAFTA. As of 2020, the CEC is recognized and maintained by the Environmental Cooperation Agreement, in parallel with the new Free Trade Agreement of North America. The CEC brings together a wide range of stakeholders, including the general public, Indigenous people, youth, nongovernmental organizations, academia, and the business sector, to seek solutions to protect North America’s shared environment while supporting sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations

The CEC is governed and funded equally by the Government of Canada through Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Government of the United States of Mexico through the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the Government of the United States of America through the Environmental Protection Agency.

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