E-waste

IERC Honorary Award for Surendra Borad Patawari

| The prize is awarded each year to a personality who has rendered outstanding services to the recycling industry and environmental protection.

WEEE Forum expands

| The WEEE Forum has welcomed four new members, two of which are from outside Europe as the organisation continues its global expansion.

IERC: Industry slightly optimistic

| For the first time, at IERC an industry barometer was survey. It shows that many companies are neither satisfied with the economic nor the regulatory situation.

New technology for WEEE plastics recycling

| Ad Rem and Hamos jointly have developed a processing line that handles the complete plastic recycling chain from waste to resource. The first plant of its kind is now running at full capacity at the AO Recycling facility in Telford.

“The solution is the introduction of a simplified EPR program.”

| Robert ter Kuile, the Global Director of Environmental Affairs at Amazon, will speak at the IERC about the European Green Deal and how recycling can be promoted.

Scavenging figures WEEE December 2019

| The scavenging of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) across Europe, which essentially means e-waste or components of e-waste, stolen or misappropriated for financial gain, is a huge problem which has been highlighted by the European Electronics Recyclers Association (EERA).

IERC: Importance of recycling industry will increase dramatically

| Professor Egbert Lox. Senior Vice President at Umicore, will talk about the complexity of sustainable mobility at the 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC. ICM talked to him about this topic in advance.

Human beings cannot live without plastics for one hour

| At the IERC 2020, Mr Surendra Borad Patawari, Gemini Corporation N.V., Belgium will provide an overview of developments worldwide on the plastics recycling market. ICM talked to him in advance.

More than 100 organisations celebrated second International E-Waste Day

| The second International E-Waste Day held on the 14th October to promote the proper management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been hailed a huge success by its organisers, the WEEE Forum.

Time to change from a “hazard” to a “risk” approach

| Challenges and innovation in WEEE recycling within Europe formed the core of a guest presentation to the BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting in Budapest on October 14.

New president for European Electronics Recycling Association

| Managing Director of Ireland’s leading metals and electronics recycling company, KMK Metals Recycling Ltd, Mr. Kurt Kyck, has been announced at the new president of the European Electronics Recycling Association (EERA).

E-Waste World Conference & Expo

| E-Waste World Conference & Expo is a two-day international conference and exhibition dedicated to discussing the latest recycling technology, materials recovery solutions, green electronics, sustainable materials, non-toxic substitutes, and end-of-life strategies, as well as regulatory and business models to help reduce the environmental impact of all forms of consumer and industrial E-Waste.

EU to pull plug on wasteful, unrepairable products

| Newly adopted EU laws will make several products easier to repair and more energy efficient, saving people money while reducing pollution, NGOs in the Coolproducts campaign said.

ICBR 2019 with new record

| Over 320 participants attended this year's International Congress for Battery Recycling in Lyon, France – more than ever before in the 24-year history of the event.