| To minimise fire hazards caused by lithium batteries, Lindner‘s FPS (Fire Prevention System) detects overheated particles in the material stream, cools them to a safe temperature and makes sure that objects that cannot be cooled can be safely removed by hand.
| Today, lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are considered by many as one of the best technologies for sustainable transport since they provide high energy and power per unit of battery weight, allowing them to be lighter and smaller than other rechargeable batteries.
| Ahead of the 25th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR) in Salzburg, Austria, from 16 – 18 September 2020, ICM talked to Dr Reiner Sojka, Managing Director of Accurec.
| ICM has announced that Ms Leonore Gewessler, Austrian Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, will be the guest speaker at IERC 2021.
| IARC, the international platform for discussing the latest developments and challenges in automobile recycling, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Geneva this year.
| THM Recycling Solutions has delivered acable recycling plant to the Czech Republic.
| As Euric and EERA point out, the plastics recycling industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Technical plastics recycled from ELVs and WEEE are no exception.
| ICBR 2020, the 25th International Congress for Battery Recycling is holding its 25th anniversary edition in Salzburg, Austria, from 16 – 18 September 2020.
| According to the current Global E-Waste Monitor by United Nations University, United Nations Institute for training and research, International Telecommunication Union, ISWA, in 2019 approximately 53,6 million tonnes of e-waste were generated, this corresponds to 7.3 kilogram per capita.
| Eco-leasing, product customization, better waste management and ICT tools for bidirectional communication between manufacturers, consumers and waste managers will help reduce the 12 million tonnes of waste produced by this sector each year.
| The Call for Paper for the International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2021 has started.
| Andritz has received an order from EMP Recycling UAB to modernize their recycling plant for refrigeration appliances in Vilnius, Lithuania. Start-up of the new equipment is scheduled for end of 2020.
| Technology is playing a vital role in nursing the world through the current pandemic, not least by enabling businesses to continue to function through facilitating a huge increase in home-working.
| Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) initiatives stemming from the Polluter Pays principle are being questioned right now when it comes to post-consumer recycled plastics (PCR).