E-waste

electronic waste

Flexible sorting solution for electronic waste

| Commencing work at Steinert’s Test Centre in Cologne on May 2015, Swiss company Bühlmann Recycling, prepared an especially demanding sorting task for the applications specialists.

Congress program IERC 2018 announced

| IERC 2018 brings together over 500 international producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, standards bodies, refurbishers, NGOs, regulators and many more.

Ambitious plans to tackle India’s mounting tide of e-waste

| The BIR E-Scrap Committee’s meta study of reliable generation and flow data is already in draft form and will be published in the coming months, said E-Scrap Committee Chairman Thomas Papageorgiou of Greece-based Anamet SA at the latest gathering in New Delhi.

Electronics recycling in China

| One of the main topics at Electronics & Cars Recycling WRF 2017 conference in Macau (China) will be the import restrictions currently imposed by the Chinese government. Beijing apparently plans to extend these restrictions to include e-waste.

New trends in battery recycling

| Lisbon, September 28, 2017: What are the latest trends in the battery industry, which impact will increasing electric mobility have and what new developments are shaping the battery recycling sector? These questions and many more were answered at this year's International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017.

Same duties as Producer

| On 13 September over 80 delegates from across 12 different countries met to discuss ways to tackle the growing number of online market places that fail to be WEEE compliant with the EEE regulations.

Improving battery recycling

| At the ICBR 2017, Professor Vera Susanne Rotter will provide a summary of the various materials that play a role in a circular economy and also take a more in-depth look at battery recycling in this context.

WEEE Forum and EucoLight raise concerns about WEEE compliance of online retailers

| At a seminar on 13 September 2017 in Brussels, the WEEE Forum and EucoLight, two European trade associations that speak for e-waste producer responsibility organisations, will facilitate a high-level debate around the compliance of online retail platforms with EU e-waste (WEEE) legislation and ways to address free-riding behaviour among online sellers.

Advanced Recovery & Recycling receives EPA funding

| 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.

BIR E-Scrap Committee: Work begins on study of e-scrap generation and flows

| 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.
22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling

22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling

| 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.

National WEEE schemes share blueprint for 15 years of recycling

| 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.

22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling

| 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.

Solar panel recycling market expected to grow significantly

| 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.