E-waste

Umicore inaugurates Europe’s first battery materials gigafactory

| Umicore has inaugurated its carbon-neutral production facility for cathode active materials for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland.

Granulator for e-scrap recycling

| Umweltschutz Höpperger has successfully completed the start-up of an Andritz ADuro G-1600S granulator at its e-scrap recycling mill in Pfaffenhofen, Austria.
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International E-Waste Day: ‘Recycle it all, no matter how small!’ 

| Small, end-of-life electrical and electronic appliances present a significant challenge.

Battery recycling start-up raises €3.5m in funding

| ClimateTech startup tozero has raised € 3.5m in a Pre-Seed financing round led by Atlantic Labs.
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Commission proposes EU-wide repair index

| The European Commission has published draft proposals for ecodesign and energy labelling regulations on smartphones and tablets. If agreed, they will establish a repair index and the first-ever EU-wide energy label for these devices.

Battery classification: Wastecare welcomes revision

| UK battery recycler Wastecare has welcomed the Environment Agency’s revised guidance on the classification of portable and industrial batteries, which was published last week.

“The pre-owned electronics market still has room to develop and grow”

| Kerry Chen, CEO of ATRenew, talks about the market for second-hand electronics in China, technologies for preparing for reuse und future challenges for the industry.

International E-Waste Day to focus on small electronic items

| This year, the main focus of International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday) taking place on 14 October, will be those small electrical devices that we no longer use but keep in drawers and cupboards or often toss in the general waste bin.
BASF to build battery recycling black mass plant

BASF to build commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant

| BASF wants to build a commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant in Schwarzheide, Germany.

e-Waste: New global trade restrictions

| The Parties to the Basel Convention at their 15th meeting (COP15) held in Geneva agreed by consensus to the "Swiss-Ghana Amendments," establishing new definitions of hazardous and non-hazardous electronic waste, and ensured that both of these two categories of e-waste will either be banned from trade or at a minimum require notification by the exporting country and consent by the importing country prior to export.

Aqua Metals plates high purity cobalt

| Metal recycler has plated high purity cobalt and produced manganese dioxide from lithium-ion battery black mass.

Securing Europe’s Raw Material Supply

| The Future Availability of Secondary Raw Materials (Futuram) project commenced on 1st June 2022 and plans to play a key role in ensuring a secure supply of secondary and critical raw materials from within the European Union.

BIR: Strong criticism of EU plans on waste shipments

| At the annual convention of the Bureau of International Recycling, all divisions criticized the EU Commission's plans for greater regulation of waste shipments: Restricting trade would endanger businesses and recycling.

Recycling magnets from e-motors, generators and hard disk drives

| Neodymium-iron-boron-based (NdFeB) permanent magnets (PMs) are indispensable for today’s technology-driven society – and their importance is likely to increase.

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