| Researchers have developed a technique to recover indium, an important raw material with limited supply, from liquid crystal display (LCD) screens. The method could contribute to a resource-efficient, circular economy.
| According to a recent ASSOCHAM-cKinetics study, India's electronic waste (e-waste) generated per year is expected to grow at a CAGR of 30%, rising from 1.8 million metric tonnes at present to 5.2 million by 2020.
| The US National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER) and Sustainability Consortium have released a report on electronic and electrical management and future challenges in waste management in the US, as commissioned by the Closed Loop Fund.
| The 2016 edition of Electronics Recycling Asia, the premier electronics recycling conference in the Asia-Pacific region, will again explore the considerable challenges and opportunities in this sector. ICM AG is hosting the 2016 Electronics Recycling Asia conference from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Macau, China.
| Waste businesses vie for electronic goods to release a small fortune in precious metals
| Take-e-way, the German take-back system for electrical and electronic equipment take-e-way presents the online platform www.take-e-back.com for the take-back of waste devices by distributors according to the amended Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG/WEEE) to its customers.
| During their spring presentation, Apple has introduced the recycling program Apple Renew and a disassembly robot called Liam.
| When end-of-life refrigeration appliances are treated, some of the waste appliances being sent for recycling contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), while others are CFC-free. In terms of minimizing environmental impact, joint collection and joint treatment of these appliances continues to be the environmentally preferred path.
| The compliance and waste management system announced today that it will offer its waste management service for production and post-consumer waste to Japanese companies and commercial owners.
| PV cycle has announced a new record in silicon based PV module recycling, achieving a 96% recycling rate in real-world performance.
| CECED, DIGITALEUROPE, EERA and the WEEE Forum call on the European Commission to prepare an Implementing Regulation in accordance with the provisions laid down in article 8.5 of the Directive, that would oblige Member States to require mandatory compliance to the EN 50625 Series for all WEEE treatment facilities in the EU.
| The electrical and electronic waste recycling sector is currently having to deal with a difficult market environment, a fact again made abundantly clear at this year's International Electronics Recycling Congress in Salzburg. About 500 representatives from the industry joined the congress.
| The Association’s Italian, French, Spanish and German subsidiaries have been audited against the ISO standards as well as the Headquarters’ branches in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
| The e-scrap recycling sector is the victim of “a messaging issue” and of the general circulation of “mixed” and “inconsistent” information that has unfairly tarnished its image, the latest BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting in Prague was told by committee member Robin Wiener, President of the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).