Batteries Regulation needs to set sustainability leadership while boosting EU batteries production

| Today the EU Environment Ministers reached a general approach on the proposal for a new Batteries Regulation.

WEEE Forum expands with five new members

| 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.

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.

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.

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.

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