| Kerry Chen, CEO of ATRenew, talks about the market for second-hand electronics in China, technologies for preparing for reuse und future challenges for the industry.
| This year, the main focus of International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday) taking place on 14 October, will be those small electrical devices that we no longer use but keep in drawers and cupboards or often toss in the general waste bin.
| BASF wants to build a commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant in Schwarzheide, Germany.
| The Parties to the Basel Convention at their 15th meeting (COP15) held in Geneva agreed by consensus to the "Swiss-Ghana Amendments," establishing new definitions of hazardous and non-hazardous electronic waste, and ensured that both of these two categories of e-waste will either be banned from trade or at a minimum require notification by the exporting country and consent by the importing country prior to export.
| Metal recycler has plated high purity cobalt and produced manganese dioxide from lithium-ion battery black mass.
| The Future Availability of Secondary Raw Materials (Futuram) project commenced on 1st June 2022 and plans to play a key role in ensuring a secure supply of secondary and critical raw materials from within the European Union.
| At the annual convention of the Bureau of International Recycling, all divisions criticized the EU Commission's plans for greater regulation of waste shipments: Restricting trade would endanger businesses and recycling.
| 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.