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Transportation cost analysis of the Hellenic system for alternative management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jul. 26, 2012)

This work presents an ex post analysis of the reverse logistics system for the alternative management of WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) in Greece, in view of the system's initiation in 2004. The aim was to predict how this system would provide guidelines concerning facility locations for WEEE collection and to calculate the ...

Pre-shredders from Erdwich reduce up to eight tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap per hour using two drives, each with a power of 40,000 Nm

by Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH  (Jan. 8, 2013)

The handling of electrical appliances has changed drastically over the past 20 years: Nowadays, a defect appliance is replaced rather than repaired. According to United Nations' estimates, 40 million tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap is produced per year worldwide, which will be doubled by 2025. Valuable resources such as steel, ...

Pre-shredders from Erdwich reduce efficient Electronic-scrap

by Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH  (Jan. 8, 2013)

The handling of electrical appliances has changed drastically over the past 20 years: Nowadays, a defect appliance is replaced rather than repaired. According to United Nations' estimates, 40 million tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap is produced per year worldwide, which will be doubled by 2025. Valuable resources such as steel, ...

Thermal Plasma Technology Supports Precious Metal Recovery from WEEE

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Oct. 31, 2011)

The article provides an overview of the history of electrical wastes, where we are today and the potential value that can be generated from recovering the valuable precious metals it contains going forward.   The article also discusses how Tetronics’ patented DC Plasma technology has been successfully employed in a wide range of ...

Recycling IT equipment heralds prosperous year for U Can

by UCan Recycling  (Feb. 4, 2013)

Leeds-based U Can Recycling is forecasting a profitable 2013 as companies across the country respond to strict new targets surrounding the recovery of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). Purposefully established to focus upon WEEE – which is heavily regulated by the Government – U Can specialises particularly in the ...

Environmental issues and management strategies for waste electronic and electrical equipment

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)  (Jun. 1, 2011)

One of the great technological advancements of the 20th century has been the worldwide development of information access and communications through electronic technology. With the introduction of new technologies inevitably comes the issue of the management of discarded hardware. The growth of waste and recyclable material from the ...

International regulations and treaties on electronic waste (e-waste)

by Inderscience Publishers  (Aug. 25, 2009)

Different policies are being developed worldwide to deal with electronic waste (e-waste) which is one of the fastest growing waste streams in modern society. European Union's Directives on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) are pioneers on the issue. Japan, China and Korea have ...

Tradable Certificates for Recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 1, 1999)

Untitled Document Executive Summary The Study This study analyses options for the design of tradeable certificate systems to finance the recovery of ...

High-quality plastics from waste electrical equipment

by S+S Separation & Sorting Technology GmbH  (May 19, 2010)

All over Europe, electrical and electronic scrap is the waste stream showing the highest growth rates. Since electronic equipment contains the most varied kinds of materials, the recycling of such waste involves high demands with respect to separation and sorting processes. The German plant manufacturer MeWa builds state-of-the-art recycling ...

EA Charges Nine with illegal exports of WEEE

by Recycling4you Ltd  (Oct. 8, 2010)

EA charges nine people in biggest criminal investigation into illegal WEEE exports Nine people have been charged by the Environment Agency in the biggest criminal investigation into unlawful waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) exports. Officers from the EA’s National Crime Team began investigations in mid-2008, uncovering a ...

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