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  • Small companies “clueless” about waste recycling regulations

    One year on from the introduction of the WEEE regulations, a survey has found that many smaller businesses are still unaware of the legislation. The poll by free environmental guidance website NetRegs revealed that only 12% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK - including just 10% in Scotland - could name the regulations. The 2006 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment ...

  • XTechnology Awarded IT Asset Management Recycling Certifications

    Further reinforcing its commitment to environmentally-friendly IT asset management recycling and Data compliance, XTechnology Global today announced it has passed a ...


  • Residents Invited to Drop Off Electronic Waste for Recycling

    The City of Aspen’s Environmental Health Department has teamed with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) to present the annual electronic waste collection event on Saturday, May 18th. Thanks to LG Electronics USA, Inc., the event is free to all residents and will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Community Bank parking lot off Mill Street where locals can drop off a wide ...

  • WEEE fails to deliver, claims recycling firm

    The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive is failing to live up to what it originally set out to do and there is now an increase in the level of waste being exported, claims plastic and WEEE recycler Axion Recycling. Axion Recycling director Keith Freegard said: “It is clear the WEEE Directive is failing to deliver what it set out to do. The best treatment, recovery and ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Job Fair This Saturday in Badin

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the world’s largest recycler of electronic waste, and first tenant of the new Badin Business Park at the site of the former Alcoa aluminum smelting plant, will kick off its anticipated job fair this Saturday, July 16th, at 9:00 a.m. The job fair will take place at the Badin Fire Station, right across the street from the ...

  • China recycling cleanup jolts global industry

    China for years has welcomed the world's trash, creating a roaring business in recycling and livelihoods for tens of thousands. Now authorities are clamping down on an industry that has helped the rich West dispose of its waste but also added to the degradation of China's environment. The Chinese campaign is aimed at enforcing standards for waste imports after Beijing decided too many were ...


    By Associated Press

  • Electronic Recyclers International to Hold Job Fair in Badin

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the world’s largest recycler of electronic waste, and first tenant of the new Badin Business Park at the site of the former Alcoa aluminum smelting plant, has announced that it will host a job fair as part of its search for “green-collar” employees for the new site. The job fair will take place on July 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ...

  • I Global Asset Management Data Destruction and Recycling

    Individuals and organizations use recycling services for many different reasons. Retail stores, agricultural businesses, healthcare facilities, and households – these are some of the users of recycling services. What most of them have in common is the fact that they all ...


    By I Global Asset Management

  • Springfield Illinois Recycling “Fail” Prompts Public Apology

    Recent Springfield Illinois Recycling snarled waiting lines were due to a miscalculation of demand by vendor BLH Computers who the city hired to dispose of people’s electronics said Mark Mohoney Springfield Public Works Director.  People who attempted to drop off their old TVs and other electronics July 18 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds ran into long lines or were even turned away ...

  • EPA and GSA highlight `eCycling` on America Recycles Day

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the General Services Administration highlighted the benefits of electronics recycling today at a certified "eCycling" facility for America Recycles Day. "Instead of creating pollution, our used electronics can be supporting local jobs through eCycling," said EPA Region 5 Land and Chemicals Division Director Margaret Guerriero. "It's essential that used ...

  • Update: XTechnology Awarded IT Asset Management Recycling Certifications

    Further reinforcing its commitment to environmentally-friendly IT asset management recycling and Data compliance, XTechnology Global today announced it has passed ...


  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...


    By ICM AG

  • Manufacturers and retailers boost consumer electronics recycling

    Plug-In to eCycling partners expanded their electronics recycling programs and collected and recycled more than 66.5 million pounds of used electronics in 2008, nearly a 30 percent increase from the previous year. Plug-In To eCycling is a partnership between EPA and leading consumer electronics manufacturers and retailers that fosters opportunities for consumers to donate or recycle their used ...

  • New electronic recycling facility opens in Edmonton, Canada

    Global Electric and Electronic Processing has opened its newest electronics recycling facility in Edmonton, Alberta. The new facility is expected to process around 30,000 metric tons of electronics a year. 'We’re excited to be working with the City of Edmonton, an international leader in waste management, and we look forward to a long-term collaboration built on our mutual priorities of ...

  • Recycling Industry Launches Partnership to Teach the Science of Scrap

    One person's trash may or may not be another person's treasure, but these days it very likely can be the launch pad to a great career. That's the reason behind a new partnership between the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. and JASON Learning – to inspire America's students to think about careers in the scrap and recycling business, and give them the scientific and technical ...

  • Market Research Forecasts the E-Waste Recycling Market

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Worldwide" to their collection of Environment market research. E-waste (electronic and electrical waste) recycling and reuse (R&R) services include a wide plethora of business types, such as collectors, de-manufacturers, material processors, asset managers, recyclers and refurbishers. ...


  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches revolutionary AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling revealed their new AUTOSORT FLAKE featuring simultaneous triple-sorting capability under www.upgrade-your-flake.com on 7 December 2015. The product launch was originally planned to take place at the Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) in Brussels, on 25 & 26 November 2015 and was transformed into a digital campaign ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Axion calls for 'positive drivers' to boost WEEE recycling

    Positive procurement-based encouragement, rather than burdensome legislative enforcement, is the way forward to increase volumes of Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) recycling across Europe, suggests Axion Polymers. The Salford-based plastics recycler believes UK and European Governments could learn lessons from their USA counterparts, whose EPEAT ...


    By Axion Group

  • E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Worldwide

    E-waste (electronic and electrical waste) recycling and reuse (R&R) services include a wide plethora of business types, such as collectors, de-manufacturers, material processors, asset managers, recyclers and refurbishers. Companies involved in the e-waste R&R industry purchase, refurbish, recycle and sell used (working or non-working), obsolete or surplus electronic and electrical ...


  • XTechnology Gains R2 IT Asset Management Recycling Certification

    XTechnology Global, the market leader in environmentally-friendly IT asset management recycling and Data compliance, today announced the company ...


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