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Patricia Whiting

Patricia Whiting

Global Government Affairs Manager, Sims Lifecycle Services

Patricia Whiting is the Global Government Affairs Manager at Sims Lifecycle Services. Prior to joining Sims, she worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency for 21 years, serving as the US Basel Convention Competent Authority for over a decade. Early in her career Patricia was a Program Officer at the International Law Institute in Washington, DC and a Revenue Analyst in the Governor’s Budget Bureau in the Massachusetts Executive Office of Administration and Finance. She has a BA in Political Science and Business from the University of New Hampshire and an MS in Civil Engineering from Tufts University focusing on Hazardous Materials Management.

All Sessions by Patricia Whiting

Day 4 – April 18 April 18, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Implementing BASEL’s New Annexes

Meeting Room 202 A-C: Level 2

Track: Markets and Global Trade 🛈Topics specific to products that come out of a recycling facility that can be sold as products or feedstock; ferrous metals; nonferrous metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin, and precious metals); stainless steel and high-temperature alloys; plastics; recovered fiber (paper, corrugated, cartons); tires/rubber; electronics; glass; textiles; residential recyclers and materials recovery facilities; Basel Convention; OECD; import/export; and tariffs.
During the last meeting of the Basel Convention, two new proposals were adopted that may have profound impacts on the recycling of used electronic devices and other recycled materials. While these new proposals will not go into effect right away, it is imperative that you understand the implications and prepare in advance to meet these new compliance objectives.