“We recommend replacing the term "e-waste" with "used or end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment" throughout the document and characterizing the term.”
From p. 1 of response by Canada to Basel Secretariat. 2010. ‘Draft Technical Guidelines on Transboundary Movement of E-Waste, in Particular Regarding the Distinction between Waste and Non-Waste (Version 22 September 2010)’. http://www.basel.int/Implementation/Ewaste/TechnicalGuidelines/DevelopmentofTGs/tabid/2377/Default.aspx.