| The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $300,000 to Advanced Recovery and Recycling, LLC (ARR) of Syracuse, New York to continue its development of a depopulator that removes components from circuit boards to reduce refinery costs/pollution and to support component reuse.
| As a result of China’s National Sword initiative, the country’s importation of e-scrap will never return to how it was in the past, according to Dr Steve Wong of Fukutomi Company Ltd, Executive President of the China Scrap Plastics Association.
| The next congress in battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in Lisbon, Portugal.
| At its 5th International Conference, hosted by WEEE Malta, the WEEE Forum celebrated its 15th anniversary and laid out its vision for a resource efficient and sustainable WEEE sector. Cooperation among all stakeholders will be key to reach the ambitious collection targets.
| The event occurs between September 20-22, 2017, in Lisbon. Over 200 international experts will discuss the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling.
| According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the solar panel recycling management Market size will exceed over USD 360 million by 2024.
| The next conference in electronics and cars recycling will take place from November 14 – 17, 2017 in Macau.
| At the IERC, experts discussed the challenges and barriers for effective e-waste recycling.
| RE-APAGA, Armenia’s first Electronic-Waste recycling campaign, initiated by UWC Dilijan College student, Cedric Solms, kicked-off in the resort town of Dilijan, Armenia.
| The 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017 will take place from January 17 – 20, 2017 in Salzburg, Austria.
| Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) and ECOS urge EU Member States to lay down European quality standards EN 50625-2-3 and TS 50625-3-4 in national waste legislation
| Samsung’s lack of transparency on the disposal of Galaxy Note 7 leaves tonnes of precious minerals at risk of being discarded into the environment.
| At its Information Network event in Brussels on the 18th October 2016, ProSUM, an international consortium led by the WEEE Forum, outlined its plans for an EU Urban Mine Knowledge Data Platform.
| At the BIR conference in Amsterdam, Tracy Shaw from the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI) gave an overview of the canadian recycling activities and the implementation of extended producer responsibilities.