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  • Spain - Recycling Electro-Waste

    Untitled Document Recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) at the end of its useful life is on the increase, particularly in the case of computer equipment. Its ...


  • New invention makes water recycling faster & cheaper

    California scientist Meng Lean has invented a new water filtration method that is cheaper and can recycle about five times faster than today’s system, according to ABC7. The water is not safe for drinking but can be used for activities such as agriculture. The system involves a spiral filtration system. Water is funneled through lightweight disks as they spin, separating dirt and particles from ...

  • 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

  • Internal communication between company departments imperative for effective electronic recycling

    Cross-departmental reutilization is one of the easiest and most effective means of recycling.   This can be as simple as timely emails to other departments listing available equipment or as complex as a complete intranet system.  For instance, perhaps the shipping department can use some old computers the engineering department has outgrown.  Establishing proper thought ...


    By BCD Electro, Inc.

  • Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

    In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts. This assembly line is not assembling, though. It is dismantling some of the estimated 50 million metric tons of hazardous electronic-waste the world generated last year. The clanking is rhythmic as the workers unscrew, detach and toss motherboards onto piles of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Critical Materials Institute rare-earth recycling invention licensed to U.S Rare Earths

    A new technology developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Institute that aids in the recycling, recovery and extraction of rare earth minerals has been licensed to U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. The membrane solvent extraction system, invented by CMI partners Oak Ridge and Idaho national laboratories, is the first commercially licensed technology developed ...

  • Motorola, the metropolitan mayors Caucus and supply-chain services, Inc. invite community residents to recycle household electronics in Schaumburg on Oct. 9

    What: Motorola, the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus and Supply-Chain Services, Inc. invite residents of the community to gather their used household electronics and drop them off at Motorola's Schaumburg campus for recycling to help ensure that end-of-life products are recycled responsibly and do not end up in landfills. Materials collected at the event will be processed at the Lombard, Ill., ...

  • Unlocking locked hard drives

    Unlocking locked hard drives Many clients receive hard drives that are locked and do not know what to do with them since a locked hard drive prevents any access. It is basically useless until it is unlocked so most of my clients cannot resell or re-use them as is. Below are the steps to get these hard drives unlocked so that they can be re-used instead of hitting the shredder. ...


    By Disk Drive Solutions

  • Erasing enterprise SAS hard drives

    Erasing enterprise SAS hard drives Many data centers today are now using SAS hard drives as their main storage device. These SAS drives are very expensive so you can just imagine how valuable they would be for the secondary market. Here is a great example of a higher cost SAS drive by HP. Large enterprise companies and data centers are the ones buying these high valued ...


    By Disk Drive Solutions

  • EPA and Dell to join together to hold eCycling event

    EPA and Dell Inc. will join together to encourage greater-Washington, D.C. area residents and businesses to recycle unwanted computer equipment and cell phones at the 3rd annual EPA eCycling Event on Saturday, April 18 at the National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The eCycling event will be held at the Plateau from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Area residents can bring any make or model ...

  • New Continuous Melt Filter from MAS for high throughputs and the most stringent quality demands

    Wood and paper are very common impurities in plastic recycling. Conventional filter systems using mesh screens are usually unable to manage even small amounts of such impurities. The patented Continuous Disk Filter (CDF) system by Austrian company, MAS . Maschinen-] und Anlagenbau Schulz, however, easily filters and eliminates these contaminants. Continuous Melt Filtration The ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Bursting `bubbles` the origin of galactic gas clouds

    Like bubbles bursting on the surface of a glass of champagne, ‘bubbles’ in our Galaxy burst and leave flecks of material in the form of clouds of hydrogen gas, researchers using CSIRO’s Parkes telescope have found. Their study explains the origin of these clouds for the first time. Swinburne University PhD student Alyson Ford (now at the University of Michigan) and her ...

  • Aluminium and copper balls made of highly sensitive data

    Today, these data are recorded digitally on computers, hard drives, digital recordings, floppy disks, USB flash drives, etc. When they have been used, they are often just thrown away. However the sensitive data that may be located on it could be reproduced at any time again. Only the destruction of the storage media can prevent this. Erdwich has developed a machine technology that simultaneously ...

  • Compact fragmentising machines for user-orientated solutions

    MERCODOR GmbH Sondermaschinenbau KG has been manufacturing custom-made fragmentising machines for volume reduction and recycling for 30 years. In particular, the compact design of the fragmentisers allows decentralised use under difficult local conditions. Besides traditional areas of use, such as fragmenting production residues and waste in the form of wood, paper, glass, metal chips, food ...

  • Economic incentives for bringing e-waste into the circular economy

    An economic analysis of 14 common categories of waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) has highlighted the economic value of bringing ewaste streams into the circular economy. The overall worth is calculated as €2.15 billion to European markets, with a potential rise to €3.67 billion as volumes increase. WEEE represents the widest source of waste in the world. Every year, ...

  • HSM organises 7th Partner Conference in Mexico

    The southern German office and environmental technology manufacturer HSM GmbH + Co. KG invited attendees to the 7th International Partner Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico. From 24 to 26 April 2013, HSM sales partners from all over the world gathered to meet the HSM sales team and HSM senior management. Altogether there were roughly 80 participants from 22 countries who made this partner ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Ontario launches new e-waste initiative

    The Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) has launched an ambitious program that over the next five years will divert 160,000 tonnes of waste electronics such as computers and televisions away from landfill and into reuse and recycling solutions.  The industry-developed and operated Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) program is setting up a network of collection sites where ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Landfill gas quality SMS alerts on Cory Environmental site

    Cory Environmental wanted ‘smart’ gas monitoring for times when the site is not manned to avoid weekend and overnight staffing or lone working. Cory now has a system to monitor landfill gas concentrations and pressure continuously and send SMS alert messages. Cory Environmental took over the Hafod Quarry and Landfill in Wrexham, a mature landfill site, in 2008 and carefully ...


    By Geotech

  • Times Private Treaties Invests In New Horizons

    Times Private Treaties penchant for enterprises with a difference continues in its investments in Astrel Genome, a company that marries technology with ancient knowledge to develop products in the biotech-pharm space, on the one hand, and in Eco Reco, India’s first e-waste management company.Astrel Genome is a research based biotech company with core competencies in the field of healthcare, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Security erase can save your drive

    At Disk Drive Solutions we get a number of support issues about drives that are working in an unexpected fashion. The drives are properly identified by a system leading the hard drive recycler to believe the drives are working properly, but when they continue to process the drive with other testing commands there is a strange caveat that appears. Some examples of these odd occurrences is that a ...


    By Disk Drive Solutions

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