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  • Standards for Spent Lead Acid Battery Recycling

    ASTM International will hold an organizational meeting on Dec. 3 to discuss the potential for developing standards for spent lead acid battery recycling. The meeting will be held in Suite 201, 1274 First Street, NE, Washington, D.C., from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To register for the meeting go here. The unsafe recycling ...


    By ASTM International

  • Green Mission: Environmental initiative of Sunlight Recycling for the proper recycling of lead-acid batteries

    Sunlight Recycling, member of Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, presented on Tuesday December the 6th, the environmental initiative Green Mission, which has the ambition to boost public and enterprise awareness of the right way of recycling lead-acid batteries. Green Mission brings together institutions and numerous companies operating in the Greek as well as global market place and ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • Pyrolysis equipment solves problem of acid sludge disposal

    Technokomplex receives many inquires on feasibility of standard Pirotex unit for burning of non-standard feedstocks. We remind the Pirotex pyrolysis plant is an equipment based on method of low-temperature pyrolysis certified for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, kreosoted railway ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Macrotek selected for two acid scrubber contracts

    Macrotek Inc. has announced receipt of two major contracts for a hazardous waste treatment service provider in Central Canada. Macrotek will design, engineer, and deliver two counter-current packed bed scrubbers for the removal of acids from process gas. Acids being removed include HCl, Cl2, and HCN. Macrotek’s Packed Bed Scrubbers will be ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Johnson Controls Announces Price Increase for Lead-Acid Batteries

     As a result of increasing environmental, health and safety standards and the investments required to support them, Johnson Controls, Inc., (NYSE: JCI) will implement an 8 percent price increase on lead-acid batteries sold in the United States and Canada for orders starting May 1, 2012. "Johnson Controls supports the rational tightening of standards such as the National Ambient Air Quality ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Recycling old batteries into solar cells

    Original story at MIT News This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries — a potential source of lead pollution — into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power. The system is described in a ...

  • RSR Corporation Praises Final CEC Report on Hazards of Spent Lead-Acid Battery Exports

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s (CEC) release this week of the final version of its in-depth study, “Hazardous Trade: Examination of US-generated Spent Lead-acid Battery Exports and Secondary Lead Recycling in Canada, Mexico, and the United States,” confirms the need for immediate action on spent lead-acid battery exports says Bob Finn, President and CEO of RSR ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Proven Efficiency of Lead-Acid Batteries Helps Them Hold Their Own Against Novel Chemistries

    As 'green energy' rapidly gains popularity in Europe, the market for lead-acid battery is expected to receive a fillip, at least until other battery chemistries are well established and capable of replacing them in renewable applications. Lead-acid batteries that comply with environmental regulations and can be completely recycled are likely to find more takers, as it reduces their cost of ...


  • Recovering and recycling phosphorus from incinerated waste

    Phosphorus can be extracted in viable quantities from fly ash, a by-product created when municipal solid waste is burnt in incinerators, according to research conducted in Sweden. Sufficient phosphorus could be recovered from the country’s incinerators to meet 30% of the Swedish annual demand for mineral fertilisers, say the researchers. A substantial amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) ...

  • Analysis times cut by 75% at paper recycling plant

    A high-speed, high-temperature HT200S laboratory digester from HACH LANGE has helped one of Europe’s largest recycled packaging companies to cut analysis times by 75%. This process has also enabled Smurfit Kappa SSK to optimise the efficiency of the anaerobic digestion to generate quality biogas, which helps to recycle the effluent waste produced on site. By deploying the advanced HT200S, along ...


  • Heat Exchangers Recover and Recycle Excess and Wasted Energy

    In copper production, heat generated during extraction processes can be harnessed and transferred back into the system using heat exchangers, resulting in significant energy savings and unparalleled yield. “Compact heat exchangers, such as gasketed and welded ...

  • Energizer debuts recycled AA and AAA batteries

    Billions of discarded household batteries make their way into landfills every year and now one of the nation's largest battery makers says it is putting some of them to good use. Suburban St. Louis-based Energizer Holdings on Tuesday introduced Energizer EcoAdvanced, described as the first disposable AA and AAA alkaline batteries made with recycled batteries. The recycled materials comprise about ...


    By Associated Press

  • Petronas and LanzaTech to Recycle CO2 into Sustainable Chemicals

    LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and PETRONAS, the national oil company of Malaysia will work together to accelerate the development and commercialization of technologies to produce sustainable chemicals from carbon dioxide (CO2) and natural gas. The agreement blends ...


    By LanzaTech

  • Experts discuss the challenges of battery recycling: Battery recyclers adjusting to new material mix

    The battery recycling sector needs to adjust to the increasing volumes of lithium-ion batteries on the market. The number of lithium-ion batteries currently in use is constantly growing, particularly in the fields of electronics and electric mobility. This fact became evident last week in Montreux, Switzerland, where the international battery recycling industry came together at the International ...

  • New technique developed to recycle indium from waste LCD screens

    The EU has identified 20 critical raw materials, including indium, with economic importance and a high supply risk. Indium is mainly used for the production of LCD screens and is predominantly sourced from Chinese mines. This study, funded by the European Commission1 , details the development of a process to recycle indium from waste LCD panels, where indium is found as indium tin oxide (ITO). ...


    By European Commission

  • Johnson Control, Inc's Social Innovation, State-of-the-Art Battery Recycling Centre

    SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Johnson Controls, Inc., a global technology and industrial leader, has opened its social innovation  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Johnson Controls opens automotive battery recycling facility in Florence, South Carolina

    Johnson Controls, Inc., today announced the opening of its Florence Recycling Center for automotive batteries. The facility expands Johnson Controls' presence in Florence with a capital investment of more than $150 million, representing 250 new jobs, and 1,000 indirect jobs in the area. Currently, 200 employees are working onsite as the facility ramps up production. To acknowledge the plant's ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Rich and poor nations should link up to recycle e-waste

    A global system can tackle e-waste until developing countries can do so themselves, say Ruediger Kuehr and Feng Wang. Since the 1990s, electrical and electronic equipment have revolutionised people’s lives. And with ever-increasing technological ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • UK closed-loop fuel cell component recycling is a step closer

    Advanced techniques for recovering a high-value polymer from fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) has brought closed-loop recycling of these components a step closer, according to Axion Consulting. The Manchester-based resource recovery specialist developed the process in the collaborative RECOVER R&D project with ...

  • E - The Environmental Magazine Asks: Have We Gotten Recycling All Wrong?

    The March/April 2011 issue of E – The Environmental Magazine (found here: http://www.emagazine.com/issue/march-april-2011) looks at the growing movement in the United States to force companies that make packaging and products -- from soda bottles to printer cartridges to ...


    By E Magazine

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