e-waste News

  • FLEXIBUSTER™ hits California – the new wave tech in waste management

    SEaB Energy has just been awarded a contract to supply the State of California Energy Commission with one of its award-winning waste to energy FLEXIBUSTER™ units as part of a five-year research programme into sustainable energy generation from food waste. In a partnership with the University of California, Davis, Southampton based SEaB Energy will be installing one of their ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • The e-waste home

    You can now dispose of your old computer or cellphone in a safe way. It won’t land up on some Dharavi rooftop and come back to haunt your lungs as its spare parts are burned at street corners. Maharashtra’s first authorised electronic waste (e-waste) unit, Eco Recycling Ltd, has begun operations in Andheri. It is one of four in the country.“We want to set up another unit too. Mumbai generates ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Wrestling with e-waste

    Consumers are an ephemeral bunch.  They love their television sets, cell phones, computers, MP3 players and any other electronic equipment that enriches their daily lives. Yet they throw them away with such abandon that 50 million tons ends up discarded every year around the world, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. Most of this electronic waste (e-waste) ends up in landfills ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Responsible recycling of e-waste

    Eco Recycling Ltd (Ecoreco) and The Economic Times, presented a discussion on Responsible Recycling of E-waste on March 17, 2009 at MIG Club, Mumbai. The key panelists included: Mr. Sanjay Khandare, IAS, Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Mr. B K Soni, Chairman, Eco Recycling Ltd, Mr. Atul Nishar, Founder and Executive Chairman, Hexaware Technologies Limited, Mr. Kunal Pande, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • E-waste Recycling in Australia

    A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that, despite the large strides in the past decade, the Australia’s e-waste system is still in its infancy, compared to the developed markets of Japan, Germany and Finland. The report, entitled Global e-waste systems-Insights for Australia from other developed countries, was commissioned by the Australia and New Zealand ...

  • E-waste Management in German

    E waste contains toxic substances and requires proper disposal. Since the start of use of domestic electrical appliances in private households in Germany, the country has been gradually developing its laws governing the management of e-waste. Development of E Waste Management in Germany Before 1972 Germany started to use domestic ...

  • Perfect timing for Air Quality & Emissions event

    AQE 2017 will take place in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are constantly in the headlines, and when the UK Government is due to consult on its latest plans to comply with air quality guidelines in the UK’s larger towns and cities. Registration for the event is now open ( ...

  • Lack of end-of-life vehicles: Experts present possible solutions at IARC 2017

    The biggest problem facing end-of-life vehicle recycling for years continues unchanged, as recognised end-of-life vehicle dismantling companies are still suffering from illegal and uncontrolled management of hazardous components within OECD, illegal and uncontrolled dismantling of spare parts for reuse (including safety relevant components) and the illegal export of used vehicles. However, there ...

  • Emissions monitoring conference topics announced

    The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. AQE 2017 will take pace in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May and registration is now available at ...

  • New mining sensors go wireless - SmartCyclone delivers new opportunities

    A unique combination of wireless and sensor technology brings condition monitoring capabilities to traditional hydrocyclone processes. When oversize material mistakenly reports to the flotation stage of a mineral processing comminution circuit it results in valuable material reporting to tailings and possibly severe degradation of the flotation process efficiency. The expense ...


    By FLSmidth KREBS

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • E-Waste Systems Acquires California e-Waste Firm

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) (the "Company"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire State of California registered e-Waste Collector and mobile computing specialist, Surf Investments Ltd. ('Surf') of Irvine, CA. The acquisition is expected to add $1 million in annual revenues. Surf, a ...


  • US e-waste legislation on the way

    Many US states, particularly under Democrat rule, have enacted legislation on the recycling of discarded electronic products. Three more are considering legislation.There is resistance from manufacturers’ organisations and sometimes from political adversaries, and bills and amendments have been vetoed in several states, but this year, e-waste legislation was passed in Wisconsin as the 20th state ...


  • Global e-waste crisis is worsening

    The consumer electronics revolution of recent years, for all its benefits, has also yielded an environmental blight in the form of e-waste - obsolete electronics equipment whose toxic materials and sheer volume are placing a strain upon solid waste management systems worldwide. According to a new report from Pike Research, the e-waste crisis will worsen over the next several years until 2015, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • E-waste management-expansion plan

    It is proud to share that the initiative of Infotrek Syscom Limited in the field of recycling of electrical & electronic waste (e-waste) in the organized sector in India is taking shape of an industry. We, at Infotrek believe that recycling will be amongst the most vibrating industries of the coming decade. Infotrek is now working on the plans of setting up the nationwide collection mechanism, ...


  • Ireland doubles e-waste targets

    New figures have revealed that Ireland more than doubled its EU electronic recycling target in 2007. Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Ireland has said it collected almost nine kilograms of WEEE per person in its area during the year. The figure is more than double the EU target set for Ireland in 2008 of four kilograms per person. Leo Donovan, chief executive of WEEE Ireland, ...

  • E-waste - global social responsibility

    Waste of all sort put together is a major cause of Global Warming and electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the biggest contributor. It is because of electronic revolution the Globe has become a Village. Therefore, we must look at the problem of e-waste in that perception. Political boundaries of respective countries should not be the only criteria of dealing with such grave problem. I am not ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • E-waste: segregate, process, recycle it

    Ever thought that your old, cranky electronic appliances could exactly turn out to be fatal for someone? Ever thought that each old dysfunctional appliance that you sold off to your neighbourhood raddiwala could be a major cause for pollution worldwide? This could be history if citizen start accepting e-waste recycling as the alternative. This is the message that cleansweep, an NGO that deals ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • E-Waste Systems` CEO Offers A Year In Review

     E-Waste Systems, Inc., (EWSI), a corporation created to acquire and integrate elements of the electronic waste industry through acquisitions, implementation of business development initiatives and the promotion of Fair Trade e-waste solutions, today announced its first annual state of the company. Martin Nielson, CEO of E-Waste Systems, states, "EWSI was created with high expectations, to ...


    By E-Waste Systems Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: E-waste Market Returns to Growth

    E-waste represents one of the fastest-growing sectors by volume within the global waste industry. Due to this fact and to impending legislative targets the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling market looks very promising during the next few years with plenty of opportunities for its participants across the value chain. According to a new analysis by Frost & Sullivan ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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