e-waste News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • SnowPure Receives US President`s

    SnowPure Receives Export Award SnowPure Water Technologies, who makes and sells industrial and medical water purification technologies into the $5 billion global ultrapure water market, today was presented the prestigious U.S. Presidential "E" Award. Created by Executive Order by the President this award is the highest ...


    By SnowPure Water Technologies

  • APR Announces Pharmacy Stock Bottle Recycling Resources

    The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the leading international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, recently developed resources for pharmacies to recycle stock bottles.  In support of APR’s primary goals to increase the supply and enhance the quality of recycled plastics, pharmacy stock bottles have been identified as a highly marketable, quality ...

  • VelocityEHS Named Best Software for EHS Management and MSDS Management by ISHN Readers

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, today announced it has won two Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN) 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. VelocityEHS took top honors in the EHS Management Software category for its environmental management capabilities, while its MSDSonline chemical ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • B&W to Expand Industrial Segment, Makes Executive Appointment

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W) today announced that effective July 1, 2017, its Industrial Steam Generation group will transition from the Power segment to the Industrial segment. In addition, effective immediately, Leslie Kass has been named Senior Vice President, Industrial, to lead the segment. After July 1, the Industrial segment will include the ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • 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 ...


  • Bloomberg BNA Presents “Reviewing New Chemicals under Amended TSCA: Impact on Innovation” Webinar

    Since enactment of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last June, a logjam of new chemicals under review at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unable to enter commerce has developed.  EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) is adjusting to new requirements in the 2016 amendments to the nation’s primary chemicals law, the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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

  • Air & Waste Management Association Offers E-Course

    Air & Waste Management Association Offers E-Course on Air Quality Requirements for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers Pittsburgh, PA (March 26, 2007) – The Air & Waste Management Association will offer its 6-week online course, “Boilers, Process Heaters and Air Quality Requirements,” beginning Monday, April 9, 2007. The course focuses on air quality requirements involved in ...

  • Pan India Plan of E-waste Recycling

    May 1st, 2012 will be known as an effective date of commitment to safeguard environment from the pollutant effects of e-waste in India. For last two decades e-waste generated in India was being handled in an unorganised manner. Now with the implementation of E-waste Management Rules, managing this hazardous waste will be the responsibility of Producers and authorised/registered Recyclers in ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

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