e-waste recycling News

  • Economic incentives for bringing e-waste into the circular economy

    An economic analysis of 14 common categories of waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) has highlighted the economic value of bringing ewaste streams into the circular economy. The overall worth is calculated as €2.15 billion to European markets, with a potential rise to €3.67 billion as volumes increase. WEEE represents the widest source of waste in the world. Every year, ...

  • UNEP backs action on e-waste in East Africa

    Kenya is set to become the first East African nation to develop regulations on the management of electronic waste (e-waste), following a national conference held at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi. The aim is to minimize the impacts of the unsafe disposal of electronic products on public health and the environment. Delegates from Kenya's Environment Ministry, the ...

  • How to reduce e-waste? Simple - slow down!

    Research carried out by the Stanford Graduate School of Business shows that simply slowing down the rate of new product releases would lower the mountains of  e-waste accumulating around the planet. Americans buy new cell phones every 18 months, Europeans buy them every 15 months, and the Japanese every 9 months. Global replacement rates for digital cameras range between two and three years. And ...


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  • 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 ...


  • Online Conference to Address the Growing Problem of E-Waste

    Pittsburgh, PA (October 26, 2006) – As the pace of technological innovations accelerates, so does the amount of waste from electronic products that have outlived their usefulness. What is being done with this electronic waste, or e-waste? Can used TVs, cell phones, and computers be recycled? How significant is this environmental issue? These questions and more will be answered during the ...

  • E-Waste Systems Enters Into Agreement With CR Electronics

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTC BB: EWSI) announced today that it has joined forces with CR Electronics to expand its geographic and technical coverage for the New York/New England area.  CR Electronics is a trading partner of Rick Fine and Fine Resources, which are both partners of EWSI. Based in the heart of the Northeast, CRE is a high quality operator in the end of life electronics ...


  • E-Waste Systems, Inc. CEO Contributes to iPhoneAppCafe.com

     E-Waste Systems, Inc. (EWSI) received global exposure today, as the Company announced that CEO Martin Nielson provided thought-leadership commentary in an article published on iPhoneAppCafe.com. The link to this article and others can be found on www.ewastesystems.com. EWSI's platform ...


  • E-Waste Systems Launches Caribbean Initiative

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) ('EWSI' or the "Company"), an electronic waste management services, technology and reverse logistics company and the first public pure eWaste company, announced today the launch of its first project for the Caribbean to ensure full recycling and zero landfill of ewaste. "This Caribbean launch ...


  • E-Waste Systems Opens First Office in Shanghai

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) (the "Company" or "eWaste"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, announced today that it has opened its first China office in Shanghai.  The new office for eWaste will be in the Golden Finance Tower, in the historic Bund district of Shanghai. "Following our recent agreement to enter the Chinamarket through a Master License and ...


  • Ontario launches new e-waste initiative

    The Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) has launched an ambitious program that over the next five years will divert 160,000 tonnes of waste electronics such as computers and televisions away from landfill and into reuse and recycling solutions.  The industry-developed and operated Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) program is setting up a network of collection sites where ...


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  • ResearchMoz.us Add E-waste Management Market

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" E-waste Management Market to 2020 - Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector to Drive Asia Pacific Growth Despite Ban on Illegal Exports from Developed Countries" to its huge collection of research reports. ...


  • E-cigarette waste poses potential environmental risks

    Disposable components of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes and e-pens, could pose a potential environmental risk unless properly regulated, suggests new research. The study examined the levels of potentially toxic chemicals in disposable battery and ‘cartomiser’ ENDS components. ENDS are becoming increasingly popular in Europe, partly due to their ...

  • E-Waste Systems Enters Into Agreement With Zak Enterprises

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTC BB: EWSI) announced today that it has joined forces with Zak Enterprises of Santa Clara, CA to expand its geographic coverage with immediate customer services.  Zak Enterprises is based in the heart of Silicon Valley and is among the longest serving companies in the end of life electronics industry.  The new agreement will allow seamless, best-in-class service ...


  • Report reveals flawed U.S. e-waste policies

    In a harsh review of U.S. hazardous waste laws, independent government investigators highlighted the need for improved regulation of electronic waste in a new report. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released last week said a 'substantial quantity' of discarded electronics, such as computers, televisions, and cell phones, are sent to the developing world where they are ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Research and Markets: E-Waste Management Industry In India 2012 Features Companies E-Parisaraa Pvt Ltd and Trishyiraya Recycling India Pvt Ltd

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7mm2t5/ewaste_management) has announced the addition of the "E-Waste Management Industry In India 2012" report to their offering. The current growth ...


  • LG Electronics USA Celebrates America Recycles Day, Collects 10 Million Pounds of E-Waste in 2011

    LG Electronics USA is leveraging its leadership in electronics recycling during "America Recycles Day," organized by Keep America Beautiful.  Sponsoring electronics recycling events from Colorado to ...


    By LG Electronics

  • E-Waste Systems Celebrates Earth Week with Free Electronics Recycling Event on April 27

     To celebrate Earth Week, E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) (the "Company"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, is holding a Free Electronics Recycling event on April 27, 2013 from 11am to 4pm at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California. The event is part of The Home Depot Center's and LA Galaxy's Earth Week activities ( ...


  • Image Microsystems Acquires New Facility Dedicated to e-Waste Plastic Recycling and MicroStrate(R) Sign Substrate Manufacturing

    Image Microsystems -- a leading provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, e-waste recycling, and MicroStrate® recycled products manufacturing -- today announced they have acquired a new facility in Kyle, Texas. The new 100,000 square foot plant will augment their asset recovery, recycling, and MicroStrate® sign substrate manufacturing capabilities. The announcement is being made in ...


  • Pressure Mounting on Electronics Manufacturers to Develop Sustainable Strategies for Disposal and Recycling of e-Waste

    Energy IQ, a division of IQPC, announces the e-Waste Management Summit, on November 14 to 16, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV. There is a pressing need nationally and internationally to manage the masses of electronic equipment being discarded or recycled, and to minimize environmentally hazardous disposal processes. The Summit provides a platform in which industry ...


    By IQPC Worldwide

  • California Schools to Celebrate America Recycles Day with a Million Pound E-Waste Challenge

    As part of a statewide effort to celebrate America Recycles Day on November 15th, California public and private schools will offer a viable solution for communities to rid their homes and ...

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