e-waste News

  • 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 ...

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • B&W Acquires Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has acquired Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc. (UniversalAET), a Wisconsin-based provider of custom-engineered acoustic, emission and filtration solutions, effective today. UniversalAET is a bolt-on acquisition for B&W MEGTEC and will be included in B&W’s Industrial operating segment. The ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC

  • SgurrEnergy advises on investment in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, acted as technical advisor for the investment in Hywind floating offshore wind farm. Located off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it is the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind farm. This project is an important milestone between demonstration and full commercialisation of floating wind.  ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Web videos communicate the benefits of peristaltic hose pumps over alternative pump technologies

    WMFTG’s industrial pump specialists hope the videos will establish wider market understanding of the advantages of Bredel pumps. In particular, a focus is given to comparisons between Bredel technology and progressive cavity (PC) and air operated diaphragm (AOD) pumps. ...

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Fast Online BOD Measurements

    LAR's BioMonitor is an online BOD analyzer for the determination of the total biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). The analyzers' functional principle is similar to a miniature biological waste water treatment plant. The waste ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • MEPs must seize opportunity to create over 800,000 new jobs within Europe

    Over 800,000 new jobs could be created across the EU if MEPs in the European Parliament’s Environment Committee vote for both an ambitious recycling target and to strongly support the refurbishing and reusing sectors on Tuesday (24 January), said the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). ...

  • Announcing IWA WDCE 2017 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Save the Date: IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2017 13 – 16 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina The International Water Association (IWA) and its main partner AySA Buenos Aires, supported by the Argentinian National Government, through the Subsecretaria de Recursos Hidricos, Ministerio del Interior, Obra Publica y Vivienda, and the Inter-American ...


    By Match+

  • Resource Recycling Conference and National Recycling Coalition join forces to propel industry

    Leading conference and trade group announce a strategic partnership aimed at pushing forward the evolution of municipal materials recovery in North America. The partnership kicks off with the seventh-annual Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis this August. The largest national conference focusing on municipal recycling will now be aided by a key alliance. The seventh-annual ...

  • 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

  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, 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 ...


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