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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 ...

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), ...

Top 15 things you didn’t know you could recycle

by Busch Systems International Inc.  (Feb. 24, 2014)

Figuring out what to recycle and what not to recycle is tough! So we’ve compiled a list of some items and materials that the average character may not have known that they could toss in the recycling bin. We’d be very surprised if you knew that all of these items were recyclable! 1. Pet Fur Believe it or not, all of those mounds of cat ...

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 ...

Implementation of the Waste Minimisation Hierarchy - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Television Victoria Pty Ltd

by Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities  (Dec. 1, 1998)

 The three R’s - reduce, reuse and recycle - was the battlecry used by the Ballarat-based Television Victoria in its fight against waste. Through simple but effective waste minimisation measures, the company achieved its goal of reducing waste production by 50% within only four months, two months ahead of time. The company has shown that ...

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 & ...

Facts Show How and Why Bulb Recycling Plan Works

by Air Cycle Corporation  (Mar. 1, 2007)

A fluorescent lamp recycling program will impact the average property operating expense budget by less than one-tenth of one percent. Waste is lost raw material, lost product, lost resource, and lost profit. Generating significant amounts of waste is not sustainable for today's society. The accelerating pressures on natural resources, impact ...

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 campaigns aimed ...

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 ...

Why Rare Earth Recycling is Rare (and What can We Do About it)

by Ensia  (Apr. 8, 2014)

Earbuds, touch screens, CFLs with a warm glow, rechargeable batteries and power windows: Most of us take these things for granted. When we do, we also take for granted a group of elements called rare earth metals, whose special electronic and magnetic properties make them a key component of many 21st century technologies. These 17 elements are ...

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