WEEE

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

Issue 2019-06

IERC 2020: Get the Program!

Preparations for the 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2020 January 21 – 24, 2020, Salzburg/Austria are in full swing. The congress program is ready, and the brochures have been...

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Issue 2019-06 Laser goes green

Efficiently recycling economically strategic materials from electronic devices

Since 2015, nine project partners from four countries have been researching how to disassemble electronics and reclaim economically strategic materials in the EU project „ADIR – Next Generation Urban...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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