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Battery recycling: the EU and Switzerland power ahead

by Recycling International  (Sep. 1, 2007)

In battery land, and especially in battery recycling land, legislation is currently a point of focus given that the new EU Battery Directive - which includes collection and reprocessing targets for portable batteries - is scheduled to come into force on September 25 next year. At the 12th annual International Congress of Battery Recycling (ICBR), ...

16th international congress for battery recycling (ICBR 2011)

by International Congress & Marketing (ICM AG)  (Feb. 15, 2011)

The 16th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 21 – 23, 2011 in the Grand Hotel Excelsior in beautiful Venice, Italy. Over 180 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of battery legislation worldwide Safety issues & ...

Hospitals get charge out of recycling batteries

by Security Shredding & Storage News  (Nov. 1, 2009)

Environmentally conscious hospitals that find themselves with a glut of dying and dead batteries have an easy and readily available cure: Recycling. Whether ubiquitous alkalines, lead-acid, lithium or other types of batteries, recycling companies and independent brokers have programs in place nationwide/worldwide to make disposing of conked out ...

An Eco-balance of a Recycling Plant for Spent Lead–Acid Batteries

by Springer  (Feb. 1, 2005)

This study applies Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology to present an eco-balance of a recycling plant that treats spent lead–acid batteries. The recycling plant uses pyrometallurgical treatment to obtain lead from spent batteries. The application of LCA methodology (ISO 14040 series) enabled us to assess the potential environmental impacts ...

Wastewater from car batteries disposal

by EVALED  (Oct. 23, 2013)

The Client Our Client is a secondary lead smelting plant, based in Europe, that produces mainly lead ingots for automotive car batteries, lead alloys and lead shot for hunting and sport shooting. The Challenge The Client has a recovery plant for lead acid batteries, capable of separating the different components of batteries by wet system, with ...

EU Battery Directive moves a step closer

by Recycling International  (Jun. 1, 2006)

The new EU Battery Directive is taking shape in readiness for its formal adoption, probably later this summer. However, battery recyclers and manufacturers still have some concerns about the proposed text, notably in relation to exemptions, recycling efficiencies, capacity labelling of batteries and the funding of public awareness ...

SAP Recycling Administration (REA)

by HCL Technologies  (Jan. 9, 2009)

Recycling Management is growing ever more demanding. Legal requirements, coupled with an increasing awareness of the environment, have confronted modern enterprises with a completely new challenge. In Europe, packaging waste, disposed batteries and the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directives requires manufacturers for the ...

Recycling Nokia mobile phones

by zonzoo  (May 3, 2011)

Recycling Nokia mobile phones could not be easier with zonzoo. By doing this you are not only getting cash for your old phone, but are also helping the environment and people in developing countries. Nokia is the largest manufacturer of mobiles in the world; it produces millions of handsets every year and has a market share of over 30%. With ...

Japanese Organics Recycling Association Formed

by BioCycle Magazine  (Oct. 1, 2000)

Another backyard composting adage states that compost should have the feel of a wrung-out sponge — damp but not dripping wet. Actually, a wrung-out sponge may be on the dry side for composting, but the analogy does provide a great image for understanding the reasons for balancing moisture. Like a compost pile (or windrow or material in a vessel), ...

Hitting 65 Percent Diversion With Recycling, Composting

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jan. 1, 1999)

The East Prince area of Canada’s smallest province, Prince Edward Island (PEI), took a bold step in 1992 when it opted for residential source separation of all MSW as a key component of its waste management strategy. A committee of local, municipal and provincial officials — the East Prince Waste Management Committee — was selecting a site for a ...

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