WEEE

Recycling and waste management of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

Eight processing lines

New WEEE recycling system in Hong Kong

According to a study, every inhabitant of Hong Kong causes, in addition to the normal household waste, an average of 21.7 kg waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) per year. To remedy this...

more
Black plastic

WEEE recycling and its problem

Black plastic parts occur increasingly often in daily life and have therefore become a large challenge for recycling and separation technologies. In its headquarters location in the town of Penzberg...

more

Second International E-Waste Day

Following its success in 2018, the second International E-Waste Day will be held on the 14th October 2019 to promote the correct disposal of electrical and electronic equipment throughout the world....

more

The WEEE Forum appoints Global Ambassador to support its worldwide focus

In order to continue to share and enhance its e-waste operational know-how throughout the world, the WEEE Forum* appoints Philip Morton, its former President, as “global ambassador”, tasked with...

more
Issue 2019-03 Update

Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ to Elektro Recycling s.r.o.

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Elektro Recycling s.r.o. to supply a Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ for their refrigerator recycling plant in Slovenská Lupca,...

more
Issue 2019-02 TOMRA at IERC 2019

Removal of flame-retardant plastics from WEEE waste streams

TOMRA Sorting Recycling has given a presentation at the influential International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC 2019) to share the company’s specialized knowledge of materials-recovery from...

more
Issue 2019-02 Agricultural plastics

RIGK helps Chile achieve an effective circular economy

German disposal specialist enjoys huge success in sensitising Chilean farmers to recycling used agricultural plastics, with 35 tonnes of plastic waste for sustainable recycling in the first collection...

more

2018 was the year of recycling

Danish manufacturer of recycling equipment ELDAN Recycling A/S achieved the highest turnover of its 62-year history in 2018. A result enabled by global regulatory changes in waste management and well...

more
Issue 2019-1 “Marketing“ available as official draft

A new component of the VDI Guideline 2343 “Recycling of electrical and electronic equipment“ – Part 6

Within the framework of the VDI guideline work, acknowledged rules of technology are drawn up by experts from interested circles in voluntary self-responsibility and in an honorary capacity. In doing...

more
Issue 2018-04 ReVolv project

New technology to help clear mountain of waste LCDs

A partnership of researchers, recyclers and engineers have united their expertise to solve the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) stockpiling issue in Europe.

more