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ITU-T L.1022 (10/2019)

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Circular economy: Definitions and concepts for material efficiency for information and communication technology
Recommendation ITU-T L.1022 contains a guide to the circular economy (CE) aspects, parameters, metrics and indicators for information and communication technology (ICT) based on current approaches, concepts and metrics of the CE as defined in existing standards, while considering their applicability for ICT.

In this Recommendation ICT is defined based on the definition given by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (See [b-ISIC] in the Bibliography).

This Recommendation discusses the special considerations and challenges in a broader and more in-depth context for all ICT defining parameters, metrics and indicators with the intention to guide the vertical standardization of material efficiency for ICT.

The guidelines aim to examine the kinds of standards that are available and to assess their relevance for ICT product groups citing examples of interrelated relevance throughout the text of the Recommendation.
Series title: L series: Environment and ICTs, climate change, e-waste, energy efficiency; construction, installation and protection of cables and other elements of outside plant
  L.1000-L.1199: E-waste and circular economy
Approval date: 2019-10-22
Provisional name:L.CE_Concepts
Approval process:AAP
Status: In force
Maintenance responsibility: ITU-T Study Group 5
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1 L.1022 (10/2019) In force