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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 ...

  • Weak pound boosts plastics recycling business

    Plastic recyclers in the UK are potentially in a position to buck the UK economic downturn. Concerns about the state of the economy were heightened by a British Chamber of Commerce report published today. The BCC revealed “a frightening deterioration in the UK economic situation”. But the experience of plastics recycler Axion is that a weak pound, influenced by the downturn, makes its products ...

  • Weak pound `boosts recycling business in Europe`

    The weak pound may be making life difficult for importers and tourists, but could provide a much-needed boost for UK plastics recyclers. The sterling's weakness is allowing UK businesses costing their services in pounds to be more competitive abroad, according to one UK company. Manchester-based Axion Recycling said it has found that its business is now more price-competitive for customers ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Waste Management and Publix Celebrate America Recycles Day

    In honor of America Recycles Day, Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Publix today celebrated the opening of the Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility – the most advanced aerated composting technology to process food residuals in South Florida. ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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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