| Neodymium-iron-boron-based (NdFeB) permanent magnets (PMs) are indispensable for today’s technology-driven society – and their importance is likely to increase.
| US-based recycling technology company, ACE Green Recycling (ACE) announces its plans to build and operate four new lithium-ion battery recycling facilities with a planned total annual capacity of over 30,000 tons.
| Microsoft Corp. has published findings from a third-party study that evaluated the benefits of the company improving repairability of its devices.
| Researchers from universities in the Netherlands, Nigeria and the United Kingdom find that many circular economy policies and practices focus on local and national levels, while ignoring the international dimension.
| Yesterday in Brussels, EU environment ministers unanimously adopted the Council position on the EU batteries regulation.
| Today the EU Environment Ministers reached a general approach on the proposal for a new Batteries Regulation.
| Continuing its global expansion, the WEEE Forum has announced that five PROs have joined recently, bringing its membership to 46 spread over six continents, its highest ever.
| The plenary of the European Parliament voted today on the new Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries.
| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (Euric) endorses the ambitious measures adopted by the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament which will govern the entire battery life cycle.
Batteries Regulation: ENVI Committee confirms mandatory recycled contents and increases collection targets
| After weeks of negotiation, he European Parliament ENVI Committee has voted on a series of compromise amendments regarding the new Regulation on batteries.
| The electronics recycling community, which was unable to meet last year, returned to its traditional venue in Salzburg on 18-21 January for its annual congress.
| The European Parliament Committee on ‘the Internal Market and Consumer Protection’ (IMCO) voted today on the draft opinion for a proposed regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries, repealing the Directive 2006/66/EC and amending Regulation (EU) No 2019/1020.
| At a time where Europe claims to be a leader on climate and sustainability, most rechargeable batteries in consumer electronics and e-bikes or scooters are either non-replaceable or non-repairable.
| The International Electronics Recycling Congress returns to Salzburg from 18 to 21 January 2022.