| Too much e-waste ends up in the bin, says the WEEE Forum: The International E-Waste Day is about to focus on the role of consumers in improving the rates of reuse, refurbishment and recycling.
| Primobius has initiated the commissioning phase for the hydrometallurgical refining circuits in its showcase lithium-ion battery (LIB) recycling demonstration plant at SMS group’s Hilchenbach location.
| Jacques David talks about the management of the so-called Black Mass produced from the treatment of lithium batteries ahead of the workshop at ICBR 2021 in Geneva on 24th September.
| A new battery collection service, cited as the world’s first that is zero-carbon, has powered into Brighton, collecting more than two tonnes of batteries for recycling since March. The service is free for businesses, small and large.
| ICBR 2021 will take place in Geneva from 22nd to 24th September 2021.
| WEEE Forum, EuRIC, EUCOBAT, EERA, MWE and the WEEELABEX Organisation join forces to counter the occurrence of fires caused by lithium batteries and e-waste containing lithium batteries.
| Stena Recycling is investing a quarter of a billion SEK in a new battery recycling process.
| This year’s International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday), taking place on 14 October, will focus on the crucial part each of us, as consumers and as citizens, has in making circularity a reality for e-products.
| The European Commission and BEPA signed the Memorandum of Understanding that officially launches BATT4EU, the co-programmed partnership under Horizon Europe for the development of a competitive and sustainable European industrial battery value chain.
| The world is experiencing a profound energy transition. Industrial manufacturers across the globe are swapping combustion fuels for electricity in line with global ambitions to decarbonize energy supply and improve energy productivity.
| Electronics recycling was in “a very complex environment” in which there was “an absolute need for a dramatic change”, commented Helmut Kolba of Germany-based Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH in hosting his first meeting of BIR’s E-Scrap Committee since becoming its Chairman.
| The WEEE Forum, which represents e-waste Producer Responsibility Organisations throughout the world, is continuing to grow its global membership with the recent addition of new members from Colombia, South Africa, Spain and Lithuania.
| In relation to the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Batteries and Waste Batteries, FEAD held on Monday an online debate to allow a valuable exchange of views among the legislators and the industry.
| Yesterday, the Environment Council held a first discussion on the Commission’s proposal for a batteries and waste batteries regulation.