| in a context of global urbanisation, ageing populations and environmental and societal challenges, the EMCE 2019 conference brought together like-minded people from companies and organisations around the world, all working towards the same goals.
| Following its success in 2018, the second International E-Waste Day will be held on the 14th October 2019 to promote the correct disposal of electrical and electronic equipment throughout the world.
| Mint Innovation has unveiled a working plant to demonstrate its technology that enables valuable metals to be recovered from electronic waste.
| Here’s one shocking statistic to remind us why recycling matters more than ever: We are producing 50 million tons of electronic waste (“e-waste”) each...
| In order to continue to share and enhance its e-waste operational know-how throughout the world, the WEEE Forum* appoints Philip Morton, its former President, as ‘global ambassador’, tasked with encouraging start-up e-waste take back organisations across the globe to join the WEEE Forum family.
| “Free and fair trade is not free from regulation,” it was underlined to the BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting in Singapore on May 20 by Adina Renee Adler.
| The International Congress for Battery Recycling, dedicated to the battery and battery end of life industry ecosystem, is holding its 24th edition in Lyon, France, September 18 – 20, 2019. ICBR 2019 is described as the place to tackle the most challenging issues facing industry professionals and regulators today.
| European Recycling Platform (ERP) Germany once again increased its collection rate for waste batteries in 2018, collecting a total of 1,598 tonnes through its producer-owned take-back system.
| Andritz has modernized and started up a refrigerator recycling plant, including a Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ, at Praktik system in Stráž pod Ralskem, Czech Republic.
| Andritz has received an order from slovakian WEEE recycler Elektro Recycling to supply a Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ for their refrigerator recycling plant in Slovenská Lupča, Slovakia. Start-up for the new equipment is planned for the third quarter of 2019.
| According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the battery materials recycling market will surpass USD 40 billion by 2025.
| EERA (European Electronics Recyclers Association) calls on all stakeholders to implement ADR rules for the safe collection and transport of WEEE including batteries.
| The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced a new partnership with Umicore - the Belgian materials technology and recycling group - as official battery recycling partner, to recycle the lithium-ion battery units and cells used during the first two seasons of the electric street racing series.
| The massive turnout during the past youth for climate marches proves it: Climate change is a hot topic among youngsters.