This guide to the circular economy of digital devices was developed by a working group of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) network, led by Leandro Navarro (UPC and Pangea), Syed Kazi (Digital Empowerment Foundation) and Shawna Finnegan (APC). Publication of the guide was coordinated by Maja Romano and Flavia Fascendini. The guide was edited by Alan Finlay and proofread by Lori Nordstrom. All visuals were designed by Cathy Chen.
Modules and case studies were developed by Leandro Navarro, Mireia Roura and David Franquesa (UPC and Pangea), Syed Kazi (Digital Empowerment Foundation), Jes Ciacci (Sursiendo), Florencia Roveri (Nodo TAU), Peter Pawlicki (Electronics Watch), Alejandro Espinosa (Computer Aid), Patience Luyeye (APC individual member), Rozi Bakó (Strawberrynet), Julián Casasbuenas and Plácido Silva (Colnodo), and YZ Yau (Centre for Information Technology and Development).
The guide was translated into French by Morgane Boëdec, Karine Ducloyer and Florie Dumas-Kemp, and into Spanish by Clio Bugel, María Laura Mazza and Florencia Roveri.
A guide to the circular economy of digital devices was produced through APC's Technology, environmental justice and sustainability initiative, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Ford Foundation.