E-waste

IERC 2022 programme is online

| The International Electronics Recycling Congress returns to Salzburg from 18 to 21 January 2022.

Elemental Holding is building first car battery recycling plant in EUa

| Elemental Holding has decided on the location of its new facility which will treat spent lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other waste containing precious metals vital for e-mobility.
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Asekol reveals impact of smart monitoring on collection of electronic waste

| Thanks to the monitoring of its containers for electronic waste with the Sensoneo solution, Asekol is able to empty only those containers that really need it.

57.4M t e-waste expected in 2021 will outweigh China’s great wall

| This year’s worldwide mountain of waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) will total an estimated 57.4 million tonnes -- greater than the weight of the Great Wall of China, Earth’s heaviest artificial object.
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E-Waste Day: Focus on the Role of Consumers

| Too much e-waste ends up in the bin, says the WEEE Forum: The International E-Waste Day is about to focus on the role of consumers in improving the rates of reuse, refurbishment and recycling.

Battery Recycling Demonstration plant completed

| Primobius has initiated the commissioning phase for the hydrometallurgical refining circuits in its showcase lithium-ion battery (LIB) recycling demonstration plant at SMS group’s Hilchenbach location.

Black Mass one of the hottest issues in battery recycling

| Jacques David talks about the management of the so-called Black Mass produced from the treatment of lithium batteries ahead of the workshop at ICBR 2021 in Geneva on 24th September.

Battery recycling with zero-carbon collection service

| A new battery collection service, cited as the world’s first that is zero-carbon, has powered into Brighton, collecting more than two tonnes of batteries for recycling since March. The service is free for businesses, small and large.

Calling all battery recycling professionals

| ICBR 2021 will take place in Geneva from 22nd to 24th September 2021.

Good practices in tackling fires caused by lithium batteries in e-waste

| WEEE Forum, EuRIC, EUCOBAT, EERA, MWE and the WEEELABEX Organisation join forces to counter the occurrence of fires caused by lithium batteries and e-waste containing lithium batteries.

Stena Recycling invests in new battery recycling plant

| Stena Recycling is investing a quarter of a billion SEK in a new battery recycling process.

WEEEForum: “Consumer is the key to Circular Economy”

| This year’s International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday), taking place on 14 October, will focus on the crucial part each of us, as consumers and as citizens, has in making circularity a reality for e-products.

Official launch of the BATT4EU Partnership

| The European Commission and BEPA signed the Memorandum of Understanding that officially launches BATT4EU, the co-programmed partnership under Horizon Europe for the development of a competitive and sustainable European industrial battery value chain.

Electrification: Opportunities and obstacles for battery recycling

| The world is experiencing a profound energy transition. Industrial manufacturers across the globe are swapping combustion fuels for electricity in line with global ambitions to decarbonize energy supply and improve energy productivity.

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