e-waste recycling News

  • 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: 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

  • 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

  • Recycle e-waste as spring cleaning starts!

    Spring Recycling! It’s that time of year where people are working on their spring cleaning. But before you start clearing your house of clutter, be careful what you’re doing with your old electronics. Often times these items contain hazardous material like lead and mercury, which are harmful to the environment. Anything with a power chord or a circuit board should be ...


    By Dynamic Recycling

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 ...


    By ICM AG

  • E-Waste event, hosted by: Miller Recycling Corporation

    To help properly dispose of all obsolete electronics Miller Recycling will take all computers and components at “No Charge” items include monitors, TV’s, computers, cell phones, printers, gaming systems and a lot more. No Limit. Miller Recycling Corporation announces today that they will be hosting their “Third ...

  • IERC shows innovative strength of e-waste recyclers

    Although the recycling of electrical and electronic waste presents a number of major challenges, the innovative efforts of the recycling industry are just as great. The International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC once again demonstrated this fact in Salzburg from 21 to 23 January. A total of 63 exhibitors were present at the three-day industry meeting and around 500 recycling experts came ...


    By ICM AG

  • CycleLution software for e-waste recycling added two new recyclers

    CycleLution, Inc., the Developer of CycleLution Web-Based Softwaer for E-Waste( Electronic Waste) recyclers announced on Jan. 9th that it has signed two new Licensing Agreements with two California based Electronic Waste Recylers. Both of the Electronic Waste Recyclers are approved by the CA CIWMB under the SB20/50 program. In addition to its functions that help E-Waste recyclers manage their ...


    By CycleLution, Inc.

  • JSC Contractor Partnership Hosts E-Waste Recycle Event

    On May 7, the Johnson Space Center Contractors (JSC) Environmental Partnership will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the Space Center Houston parking lot. This event is open and free to the public and allows anyone in the community to dispose of all electronics in an environmentally ...

  • 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

  • E-Waste crisis being mitigated by electronics recycling and reuse

    As the adoption of consumer electronics, mobile phones, and computer equipment continues to increase around the world, the business and environmental challenges associated with electronic device disposition at end-of-life (EOL) grow greater and greater. According to a new report from Pike Research, as devices become obsolete and are replaced, the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Frost & Sullivan: High Demand for e-Waste Recycling in Europe

    Electrical and electronic equipment accounts for the fastest growing volume of waste generated. Consequently, managing this waste has become imperative to limit hazardous elements and to decrease illegal dumping and export to cheaper countries. The increasing volume of waste electrical and electronics equipment (WEEE) coupled with scarcity of precious metals, high cost of mining, and limited ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Metech Recycling Approved By Maine as 2012 E-Waste Consolidator

    Metech Recycling received approval from the State of Maine to be an E-Waste Consolidator for municipalities and manufacturers in accordance with Maine's E-Waste Law (38 MRSA Sec.1610).  The law, enacted in 2004, established a shared responsibility system for the recycling of end-of-life electronics generated by households in ...


    By Metech Recycling

  • Toshiba Recycles Nearly 200 Tons of e-Waste in 2015

    To underscore its continuing commitment to create a more sustainable planet, Toshiba America Business ...

  • eDay 2008 collects 940 tonnes of e-waste for recycling

    eDay 2008 saw New Zealanders collect an amazing 946 tonnes of e-waste for recycling - double the amount collected last year! In thirty one centres around the country volunteers received carloads of old computer equipment and mobile phones that will now be recycled. eDay was held on the 4th October. Operating in 20 more locations than last year, an eager public took the opportunity to dispose of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • US Postal Service begins e-waste recycling program

    In an effort to improve electronics recycling in the United States, the US Postal Service is developing a free national collection program for small electronic items. The program, now in a pilot stage, provides courtesy envelopes with pre-paid postage for patrons to deposit their unwanted digital cameras, printer cartridges, MP3 players, cell phones, and PDAs. International recycling company ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • waste to energy+recycling

    Poland is the partner nation of "waste to energy+recycling" in the Bremen Exhibition Centre from 18 to 19 May 2011. If Poland is to fulfil the EU framework directive on waste it is going to have to catch up considerably in the coming years. The government is investing 2.3 billion EUR to build up infrastructure for thermal, biological and mechanical treatment of wastes. A further 1.4 billion EUR ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

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