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  • 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 ...

  • Tata Green Inverter Batteries

    Buying inverter batteries is a tiring and time consuming task. This is so because of the fact that you have to compare several batteries and several stores before finalizing the right one. This results in wastage of time and additional costs (in going to the store). Most of us live a very busy life these days and finding time for tasks like these is verydifficult. Selecting the right inverter ...


    By Batterybhai.com

  • Meeting of experts at the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015:

    Whether smartphone, remote control, laptop or camera, the list of devices meanwhile powered by batteries and accumulators is long. And it's getting longer all the time, as the range of applications becomes increasingly diverse. “The battery is a key component in mobile electronics, electric cars, renewables – and possibly in intelligent power grids as well,” emphasised ...

  • Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092504/Global-Rechargeable-Batteries-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Battery This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Covanta Energy Facilities Recycle Used Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones in Honor of Earth Day

    In celebration of the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, Covanta Energy, the nation's largest operator of the energy-from-waste facilities, is collecting used rechargeable batteries and cell phones for recycling. The collection is part of Covanta's Clean World Initiative, a company-wide sustainability movement that works to remove potentially ...


  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • A Lack of Knowledge is Causing Batteries to Be Disposed of Incorrectly, Says CTEK

    Too many drivers disregard the correct and environmentally friendly way of disposing of old car batteries, with many breaking the law and throwing them out with household waste, due to a lack of knowledge of how and where to dispose of them properly, warns designer and manufacturer of Battery Chargers, CTEK. Despite CTEK's best efforts, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Environment agency sets out battery regulations reminder for small businesses

    Small businesses that make, import or sell batteries and battery-operated equipment from torches to toys are being urged by the Environment Agency to make sure they comply with the Battery Regulations. The regulations aim to reduce the environmental impact of batteries. Businesses are classed as a battery producer under the regulations if they put batteries on the UK market for the first time. ...

  • Rubber meets the road with new ORNL carbon, battery technologies

    Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy produced by wind and solar, say researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. By modifying the microstructural characteristics of carbon black, a substance recovered from discarded tires, a team led by Parans Paranthaman and Amit Naskar is ...

  • Axion Consulting joins £14 million vehicle battery research project

    Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting has joined a £14 million consortium, led by WMG at the University of Warwick, to create a new automotive battery pack manufacturing research centre to help develop the next generation of traction batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles. It will combine the best human and automated assembly methods to ...

  • Missouri American Water Achieves 10,000 Tons Recycled on America Recycles Day

    ST. LOUIS - Missouri American Water’s environmental management program has reached a 10,000-ton milestone, just in time for America Recycles Day – a national day dedicated to the promotion of consumer recycling programs in the United States. The company’s five-year program has successfully eliminated 10,000 tons of water treatment residuals, paper, cardboard, metal, batteries ...


    By American Water

  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • E-trash recycle: Chips are up

    Take a good look at your shelves and the hidden corners of your cupboards. You are bound to find at least one gadget that you had hoarded simply because it had lived up to its worth or because you had replaced it with a newer model. A survey by Nokia reveals that only about three per cent of people recycle their mobile phones. A big reason why old gadgets and electrical appliances gather dust is ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • AERC Recycling Solutions to Exhibit at 2013 Pennsylvania Recycling Industries Congress

    The event is taking place at the State Capitol of Pennsylvania East Wing Rotunda on Tuesday, January 22 Flanders, NJ (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions), one of the largest electronics and Universal Waste recyclers in the United States, is scheduled to exhibit at the 2013 Pennsylvania ...


    By AERC Recycling Solutions

  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market to Grow 25.2% Annually Through 2015

    As many of the world's leading experts on battery technology meet in Boston for the Next Generation Batteries 2012 Conference, new market research shows forecasts growth in a very important segment of the market: electric vehicle batteries. Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market ...

  • VARTA(R) start-stop batteries by Johnson controls earns a 2011 edison best new product award(TM)

    Johnson Controls, Inc., (NYSE: JCI) received bronze at the internationally-known 2011 Edison Best New Product Award for its VARTA Start-Stop batteries in the category Energy and Sustainability: Sustainable Power Systems Segment. The distinguished awards - named for well-known U.S. inventor Thomas Alva Edison - were announced at an April 5 ceremony at The Capitale in New York City. "It is a great ...

  • Nissan, ABB Link to Evaluate Second-Life Storage Applications for Nissan LEAF Battery Packs

     Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) and ABB, the world's leading power and technology group, along with 4R Energy and Sumitomo Corporation of America, have formed a partnership to evaluate the reuse of lithium-ion battery packs that power the Nissan LEAF, the world's first and only ...


  • Clean technologies will increasingly rely on metal recycling industry

    Unless recycling of special rare metals such as lithium are increased there will not be material available to make clean technologies such as wind turbines, fuel cells and energy efficient lighting systems, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme has found. The report Metals Recycling Rates, to be published by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management later this ...

  • 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017

    The 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017 will take place from January 17 – 20, 2017 in Salzburg, Austria. IERC 2017 is the recycling industry’s most important event, bringing together over 500 international decision makers: producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, standards bodies, refurbisher, NGOs, regulators and many more. ...

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