E-waste

FEAD welcomes European Plenary vote on the batteries Regulation

| The plenary of the European Parliament voted today on the new Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries.

Euric backs ENVI Committee on revision of Battery Regulation

| 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.
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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.

Global e-scrap scene reunites in Salzburg

| 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.
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Battery regulation: IMCO vote on draft opinion

| 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.

Non-replaceable batteries are bad news for the environment and consumer

| 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.

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.

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.

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.

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