Tag: e-scrap


E-Scrap Committee: A need to “set the record straight” about e-scrap

| 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).

ICM announces15th International Electronics Recycling Congress 2016

| The IERC 2016 will take place from January 20 – 22, 2016 in Salzburg, Austria.

20th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015

| The next congress in battery recycling ICBR 2015 organized by ICM AG will take place from September 23 - 25, 2015 at the Hotel Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in beautiful Montreux, Switzerland.

New Delamination Milling Machine

| Swissrtec has announced the production of its largest delamination mill to date.

Battery collection in North America still growing

| North american consumer battery stewardship organization Call2Recycle increased its total weight of material collected in 2014 for an 18th consecutive year.

Recycling for Rare Earths in Michigan

| 3S International claims to be the only company using a Bluebox unit in the US.

Major strides in e-scrap handling over the last decade

| Volumes of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) are rising rapidly - especially in emerging countries - and yet “there is not really a level playing field” when it comes to treatment standards, it was alleged at the latest BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting by Volker Pawlitzki, Senior Vice President of the Recycling/Precious Metals Business Unit of major Germany-based refiner Aurubis.

PV Cycle elects new Board

| Luis Torres from Sunpower was confirmed new President of the European take-back and recycling association.

PV Cycle partners with Sens in Switzerland

| PV CYCLE announced that an agreement has been signed under which the Swiss take-back system SENS eRecycling will be responsible for the return, taking back and recycling of photovoltaic modules.
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