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Superfund Investigates Land Pollution from the Past…and Present

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 9, 2016)

On September 7, 2016, we took steps to respond to states, tribes and citizens who asked for our help addressing contaminated sites. In response, we are adding 10 hazardous waste sites to the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is our list of more than 1,300 of the most contaminated sites in the country that we are addressing under the ...

Retail Strategy: A New Focus on Hazardous Waste Regulations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 13, 2016)

America’s hazardous waste management program ensures the safe management of hazardous waste from the “cradle to the grave”. Many of these regulations were developed more than three decades ago, so it is important we ensure they continue to effectively protect human health and environment into the future. These regulations were ...

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 ...

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), ...

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 - Veolia Water Technologies  (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 ...

Recycling Fluorescent Lamps: It Can Be Affordable and Easy

by Air Cycle Corporation  (Jun. 18, 2007)

Environmental threat and EPA regulations require fluorescent lamp recycling. New methodology greatly simplifies the process and reduces expense Does your facility have fluorescent lights? Because they contain mercury, spent fluorescent lamps increasingly cannot be trashed in dumpsters as a solid waste. This is a major challenge for facilities ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tailor-made washing lines for wet recycling of conterminated plastics

by NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen-und Anlagenbau GmbH  (Jan. 8, 2013)

NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, located in Sinsheim/Germany manufactures and sells complete washing lines for the recycling of plastics waste. Prior to re-pelletizing the plastic waste must be size reduced, washed and if necessary foreign materials separated. ...

Taylor made washing lines for wet recycling of conterminated plastics

by NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen-und Anlagenbau GmbH  (Jan. 28, 2013)

NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, located in Sinsheim/Germany manufactures and sells complete washing lines for the recycling of plastics waste. Prior to re-pelletizing the plastic waste must be size reduced, washed and if necessary foreign materials separated. NEUE HERBOLD washing lines, produce granules or flakes with a high quality ...

Recycling Computer Waste: A Revolutionary Idea to Reduce Electronic Waste

by Ethical IT Recycling  (Jul. 24, 2015)

Time and again, we often come across words like Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Let’s face it, being a consumer, we deal with daily stuff which could be recycled and reused. The garbage which we throw into dustbin could contain various types of products which could be recycled and reused but we are not quite aware about which products could be ...

Recycler solves waste oil problem, attains EPA compliance

by Oil Skimmers, Inc.  (Dec. 1, 2012)

Environmental compliance is a major concern and challenge for the recycling industry. There are few recycling industries that face a stiffer challenge than auto recyclers. Vehicles that were once abandoned have become a valuable commodity. Junkers are now being crushed, shredded and recycled to make new steel. While autos contain a lot of valuable ...

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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