e-scrap management Articles

  • E-waste management

    CO2 or CFC gases are hazardous and usually found more in electrical items like refrigerator, air-conditioners, freezers, etc than in electronic equipment. These bulky items or white goods do not level down to electronic waste recyclers but mostly happens to end at the local kabadiwallas. The kabadiwalas are one of the strong supply management sources in India, so waste is locally collected by ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Sims committed to e-scrap takeover trail

    Amid America’s economic turmoil, the US e-scrap division of the world’s largest recycler Sims Metal Management is celebrating strong expansion in North America. The business recently took over Global Investment Recovery, which marks Sims’ latest step towards its goal of becoming the largest e-scrap recycler in each US state. Recycling International sat down with Steve Skurnac, General Manager of ...

  • Car and e-scrap recycling: the Chinese experience

    In late November, more than 220 delegates met in China for the World Recycling - Shanghai congress organised by Switzerland-based ICM. Among other issues, the focus fell on latest trends in car and electronics scrap recycling within China itself. Several speakers emphasised that much remains to be done to bring the country into line with standards adopted in other parts of the world. Tighter ...

  • Guidelines for environmentally sound management of e-waste

    The electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. The increasing “market penetration” in developing countries, “replacement market” in developed countries and “high obsolescence rate” make e-waste as one of the fastest growing waste streams. Environmental issues and trade associated with e-waste at local, transboundary and international level ...


    By Indian Government

  • Circular economy to be scrapped?

    Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling industry knows for certain in 2015. New rules stipulating the separate collection of paper, plastics, metals and glass for recycling – where technically, ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Status quo of e-waste management in mainland China

    In China, the use and obsolescence of both electronic and electrical equipment have increased rapidly in recent years. China has also begun to take measures to cope with this problem since it began experiencing a rapid process of industrialization and urbanization in the 1990s. In this paper, the profile of the electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) problem in China is depicted from such ...


    By Springer

  • Framework for e-mail records management in corporate environments

    The corporate accounting scandals have forced businesses to improve the management level of corporate e-mail records. To provide the management framework of e-mail records in corporate environments is the purpose of this paper. This paper investigates an industrial state of e-mail record management using questionnaires. Based on the literature reviews on security management and regulations, and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sharing outcomes to support global expansion of Sanitation Services

    At SOIL we’re growing a sanitation service in urban Haiti that is setting a global example for how to affordably and sustainable provide safely managed sanitation in rapidly growing urban communities. And we’re extra excited that we’re not the only ones doing this. SOIL is a member of the Container-Based Sanitation Alliance (CBSA), a group formed in 2017 to help address the ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • Beyond the “E” in an EMS

    Since 2004, the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC WASA) has seen numerous improvements to biosolids management and millions of dollars in savings. These are attributed to the facility’s biosolids management program; participation in and certification to the National Biosolids Partnership (NBP) Environmental Management System (EMS); support and resources provided by DC WASA ...

  • Knowledge management, e–business adoption, and succession of international trading

    This study investigated factors that impacted the succession of international trading. By testing the hypotheses on a sample of 169 foreign–owned and Thai owned exporting firms, the results revealed that, among the three components of knowledge management, only knowledge acquisition had a positive impact on the succession of international trading. E–business adoption had a positive impact on ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Produced water treated for Reuse at Colombia oilfield - Case study

    Multistage wastewater treatment and desalination allow produced water to be recycled for irrigation ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Food scraps recovery in Ohio

    THE STATE of Ohio launched the Ohio Food Scraps Recovery Initiative in June 2007. Prior to the launch, there were internal discussions at both Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) for months and years prior to the formal announcement. In September 2007, the State invited grocers, haulers and composters to a stakeholders meeting to ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • E-emergency management in the USA: a preliminary survey of the operational state of the art

    In a world of e-commerce and a growing range of governmental services offered on the internet, what is the state of electronic emergency management in the USA? Interest in the use of computers to perform emergency management functions at the state and local level emerged in the 1980s. Today, survey data indicates widespread use of the internet for communications, a moderate level of data ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New environmental management technology meets demanding needs of E&P clients

    As everyone in the E&P business knows, E&P companies operate in a world with ever increasing performance demands and where people want to have their energy and their compliance too. The good news is that technology now exists in Environmental Risk Management Systems to enable E&P companies to improve their compliance in real-time while also improving operational efficiencies, as well ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • New environmental management technology meets demanding needs of E&P clients

    Exploration & Production companies are constantly pushing the envelope in terms of performance, because increased performance has a direct translation into increased revenue. E&P companies are under tremendous pressure to produce, both to meet growing demand as well as to take advantage of market prices. At the same time companies are also under increasing pressure to meet the ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • E-business and Sustainable Development

    E-business and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are growing at an exponential rate and playing a more and more important role in our life today. The whole world is racing to promote business, politics, entertainment, etc. online. But how sustainable is this growth? In this paper, the economic, social and environmental impacts of e-business and ICT are discussed. Environmental ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • E-commerce and management of channel conflict: evidence from small manufacturing firms in the UK

    The management of "channel conflict" is perceived as one of the main barriers to the adoption of e-commerce by small firms. A great deal of research has been carried out on channel management in large firms but the issues and findings do not necessarily apply to the small firm context. This paper presents some new evidence, based on ten case studies (two referred to in depth), on how small ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • E-learning – avoiding the pitfalls

    The Energy Institute (EI) is currently developing an e-learning qualification for energy managers and has learnt valuable lessons in the process. E-learning has surged in popularity over the last twenty years, evolving froman interesting idea into a huge global market. Its range of use covers everything from fire training to stock trading, and its benefits are increasingly felt by energy-related ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Europe ‘s E-waste Failure – Only a Third of Electronic Waste Managed Correctly

    Mismanagement of discarded electronics within Europe involves a volume 10 times that of e-waste shipped to foreign shores in undocumented exports, according to a comprehensive 2-year investigation into the functioning of the used and waste electronics market. The European Union-funded project, Countering WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) Illegal Trade (CWIT), was undertaken by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 3E Company Helps LG&E and KU Electrify Its SDS Management Program

    Background Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) are regulated electric and natural gas utilities, based in Louisville, Ky. A member of the PPL (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, the utility serves 394,000 electric customers and 319,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and 16 of its surrounding counties, an area that covers roughly ...


    By Verisk 3E

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