e-waste recycling News

  • 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

  • EPA Recognizes E-Waste and Responsible Electronics Recycling Companies as an Environmental Priority

    HOUSTON - This summer, the EPA made several landmark announcements, recognizing the growing importance of e-waste as a national environmental priority and recognizing e-Stewards environmental certification. "I am encouraged by the recent announcement of the EPA that e-waste is now one of their top six global priorities," says Mike Buckles, ...

  • 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 ...

  • New Report on E-waste Management Market to 2020 - Emerging Economies Poised to Capitalize on E-waste Recovery and Recycling Market

    GBI Research’s new report, “E-Waste Management Market to 2020 - Emerging Economies Poised to Capitalize on the E-waste Recovery and Recycling Market” provides an in-depth analysis on the E-waste recovery and management market. The report provides the latest information on the global E-waste recovery revenues market with a detailed assessment of the market forces influencing the ...


  • 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, ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • CycleLution software for asset recovery and e-waste recycling implemented at C.E.A.R

    Sacramento, CA based California Electronic Asset Recovery Inc. implemented CycleLution Software for Asset Recovery and E-Waste Recyclers. Under the implementation agreement, CycleLution will develop additional functions based on its existing platform to further assist CEAR streamline its recycling and recovery operation. ...


    By CycleLution, Inc.

  • Securis Announces Franchise Territories for E-Waste Recycling and Data Destruction Services

    Securis, Inc., a leader in electronics recycling and data destruction services, announced today that it is offering franchise opportunities in multiple new markets throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The company’s franchising strategy is part of Securis’ national expansion to serve the growing demand for electronics recycling and data destruction services, a market that is between $6 billion to ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Samsung and ERI to Partner with BVSWMA to Provide E-Waste Recycling - at No Charge to Consumers

    Partnering with Samsung and Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency, Inc.(BVSWMA, Inc.) will stage a special E-Waste Collection Event Saturday October 27th, 2012 from 7 am to 2 pm at no charge to consumers. ERI, the largest recycler of electronic waste in the nation, will safely recycle all e-waste collected at this special event at the ...

  • Rich and poor nations should link up to recycle e-waste

    A global system can tackle e-waste until developing countries can do so themselves, say Ruediger Kuehr and Feng Wang. Since the 1990s, electrical and electronic equipment have revolutionised people’s lives. And with ever-increasing technological ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • Samsung and ERI Team with Broomfield to Recycle E-Waste - at No Charge to Consumers

    Partnering with Samsung and Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the City and County of Broomfield staged a special E-Waste Collection Event this past Saturday at no charge to consumers. ERI, the largest recycler of electronic waste in the nation, will safely recycle all e-waste collected at this weekend’s special event serving the residents of the County and City of Broomfield. The ...

  • Greenview Resource implemented CycleLution e-waste and scrap recycling software

    Los Angeles-based Electronic Waste and Scrap Metal Recycling Firm Greenivew Resource Management implemented CycleLution Software in February to help it manage and streamline the recycling operation. Under this implementation and customization agreement, CycleLution, Inc. will also develop additional Scrap Yard Management Function for Greenview's two scrap metal buyback yards. 'Managing the ...


    By CycleLution, Inc.

  • Texas Computer Recycling Center Expands as National Attention to E-Waste Increases

    As recent initiatives by the EPA support action against e-waste, local Houston computer recycling center, Technocycle, is expanding its operations by over 10,000 square feet to meet the increased demand in responsible recycling services. In addition, Technocycle recently hired Matt Workman of Houston as the Business ...


    By TechnoCycle

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