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Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 2, 2014)

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so that they remain in productive use and create further value. It may involve: Increasing the time products ...

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 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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

An exploratory study of Spanish households' WEEE disposal behaviour

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 21, 2011)

This paper presents the findings of an exploratory study based on a survey of 1,537 households in Spain. The questionnaire included 23 key questions regarding the number of appliances in use, previous appliances lifetimes, reasons for buying each new appliance and end-of-life handling of discarded appliances. The distribution of the households ...

Do not make the waste energy saving lamps into a scourge

by Suzhou Pioneer Material Handling Equipment & Technology Co., Ltd  (May 14, 2013)

As early as August 1, 2008, the national list of hazardous waste had been the recovery of the energy saving lamps included. However, for waste energy saving lamps may harm caused to the environment and human health, the public did not know. Until now, energy saving lamp recycling policy is still blank. How future waste disposal? Than ordinary ...

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 ...

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 ...

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