E-waste

FEAD welcomes the nproposal for Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries

| FEAD welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on batteries and waste batteries, fully in line with the Green Deal and the new Circular Economy Action Plan.

Sustainable batteries for a climate neutral economy

| The European Commission proposes to modernise EU legislation on batteries, delivering its first initiative among the actions announced in the new Circular Economy Action Plan.
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Making sustainable raw materials a Green Deal necessity

| Eurometaux comments on the new EU Batteries Legislation.

Industry Reaction to the new Batteries Directive

| “We need long-term investment in competitive, sustainable batteries made in Europe”, Recharge states.
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BASF: new ideas for the circular economy

| In a circular economy, the aim is to avoid waste, reuse products and recover resources.

Leading players seek overhaul of e-waste policy approach

| A leading group of stakeholders in the e-waste sector is calling on the EU to fundamentally change its policy on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Pandemic forces Global Enterprises to focus on E-Waste

| New research launched by Blancco Technology Group explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created.

Study: Brominated flame retardants not hindering recycling of WEEE plastics

| The International Bromine Council, has released a comprehensive report regarding WEEE plastics flows and recycling efforts in Europe.  

WEEE Forum calls for increased role of all actors in order to meet targets

| Most Member States of the European Union will not reach the 2019 WEEE collection targets.

XProEM: Creating sustainable solutions in LIB recycling

| Since 1991, lithium ion batteries (“LIBs”) have grown rapidly to become the energy storage of choice for portable electronic devices. Recently, LIBs have been...
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127 organisations worldwide raise the profile of the global e-waste issue

| The third annual International E-Waste Day, held on 14th October, has been the most widely publicised yet.

Better to erase than to destroy

| E-waste is one of the biggest problems in terms of waste streams. There are various reasons for that. One perhaps not too often considered is the problem of IT equipment from companies and organisations

Philips PDS helping hotels reduce e-waste

| Philips Professional Display Solutions is offering a complimentary Android (P) upgrade across its range of HFL5014 and 6014 Google-certified MediaSuite hospitality TVs, helping hotels and hospitals (among others), to reduce their e-waste, by extending the lifetime of their existing products.

REstepIT launched to boost circular economy offer

| 3stepIT has announced the launch of REstepIT, a service that helps businesses recover monetary value from unused or obsolete IT assets, and reduce electronic waste (e-waste).
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