electronic waste News

  • Less Electronic Waste with Bioplastics

    With 50 million tons of waste produced worldwide every year, electronics (smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.) are now a serious problem for the environment. To reduce the impact of the so called e-waste, a new contribution has arrived in the form of the revolutionary bioplastics designed by bio-on: this polymer (100% naturally biodegradable in water and soil) can be used as a substrate for ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Poisoning the poor – Electronic waste in Ghana

    The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous chemicals. The ever-growing demand for the latest fashionable mobile phone, flat screen TV or super-fast computer creates ever larger amounts of obsolete ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Electronic waste recycling - GRM is now certified electronic waste recycler in California

    GRM Certified by California Integrated Waste Management Board as Approved Collector and Recycler to Receive E-Waste Recycling Payment under the Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003 After months of application processing, CIWMB on Jan.2, 2009 approved and certified GRM to be a Collector and Recycler under the Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003. GRM is eligible to receive reimburse payment ...

  • Two events for the processing of electronic waste and for recycling...

    The Eurasian WEEE Solutions congress and the Mir (Moscow International Recycling Expo) have ended and sadly we still can´t speak any Russian. Our journey to Russia, however, was by no means wasted – we were able to establish new contacts and gain valuable experience. We experienced both events, where we shared a stand with THM, as very informative and exciting. New and ...

  • eDay takes aim at NZ’s electronic waste

    Haul out that old Commodore 64 and ‘brick’ phone, because eDay is here again. eDay is designed to encourage the public to dispose of things like old computers and mobile phones in an environmentally sustainable way. It will be held on 4th of October in over thirty locations around New Zealand. eDay will be operating in centres from Kaikohe in the north all the way through to Invercargill in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Environment trials electronic waste tracking system

    The Environment Agency has begun a pilot project that allows businesses and industry to electronically track the collection, transfer and final destination of their waste to help clamp down on fly-tipping. The three-month Electronic Duty of Care trial is being run by six waste companies in south east England, using mobile computer technology and a web-based tracking system to create and maintain ...

  • Electronic waste recycling service by Greenview Resource

    Electronic waste recycling service is now availabe by Greenview Resource Management. Greenview has received the certification by State of California to provide Electronic Waste Recycling in its Whittier, CA proccessing plant. Greenview also apply the best recycling practice to prevent landfilling of hazardous material. ...

  • New Jersey bans disposal of electronic waste

    Televisions, computers, cellphones and other electronic devices will not be allowed in New Jersey garbage cans and landfills after January 1, 2009 under a new law signed by New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine Tuesday because of the toxic materials they contain. 'The type of waste generated by televisions and computers, while relatively small in volume, accounts for a significant percentage of this ...

  • Consumer Reports Offers Ways to Reduce Electronic Waste

    YONKERS, New York (ENS) - Just in time to maintain your newest electronic gadgets and to safely dispose of the old, Consumer Reports’ environmental website, GreenerChoices.org, has launched an online Electronics Reuse and Recycling Center. The Center features thoroughly researched, expert advice to help de-clutter homes and solve the huge and growing problem of ...

  • 3 Questions: Randolph Kirchain on the spread of electronic waste

    Original story at MIT News Randolph Kirchain, a senior research scientist in MIT’s Engineering Systems Division, has long specialized in analyzing the raw materials used to manufacture new products and the waste generated by those projects at the end of their useful life. In a ...

  • Residents Invited to Drop Off Electronic Waste for Recycling

    The City of Aspen’s Environmental Health Department has teamed with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) to present the annual electronic waste collection event on Saturday, May 18th. Thanks to LG Electronics USA, Inc., the event is free to all residents and will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Community Bank parking lot off Mill Street where locals can drop off a wide ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Joins Coalition to Support Legislation for Safe Electronics Waste Recycling

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has announced that it is working with the Coalition ...

  • Uncontrolled electronic waste recycling threat to children, says EC

    Current EU policy on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) highlights the need for greater recycling of electrical and electronic equipment to limit the total quantity of waste going to landfill. However, research carried out in China suggests that if recycling is not carried out safely then there is a significant risk to human health and the environment. The researchers from Hong Kong ...

  • 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

  • Free electronic waste / Ewaste collection events now in California

    Free Electronic waste / E-waste collection events available through out the year in California. To help promote the recycling activities among communities, GRM constantly team up with schools, churches, chambers of commerce, municipals, and other non-profit organizations to host cost-free electronic waste collection roundups. Residents can drive through the roundups and drop-off their ...

  • The federal government highlights economic benefits of electronics recycling; top officials tour electronic waste recycler

    Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. General Services Administration toured e-Green Management of Islip Terrace, New York to highlight the environmental, public health and economic benefits of recycling electronics. The EPA and GSA are partners in a “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship,” which commits the federal government to promoting the ...

  • Electronics Recycling Asia

    November 13 -16, 2012, Guangzhou, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum The major recycling conference in China, Electronics Recycling Asia organized by World Recycling Forum, will take place from November 13 – 16, 2012 in exciting Guangzhou, host of the world famous Canton Fair. During the ...


    By ICM AG

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling

    November 15 – 18, 2016, Macau, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum ICM AG has distributed the program for its Electronics & Cars Recycling conference, taking place from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – ...


    By ICM AG

  • Electronics Recycling Asia

    November 13 - 16, 2012, Guangzhou, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum The next top quality conference regarding E-scrap recycling will take place from November 13 - 16, 2012 in exciting Guangzhou, host of the world famous Canton Fair. During the conference, leading recycling experts from around the world – ...


    By ICM AG

  • Samsung Invites Local Businesses and Residents to Recycle Their Electronic Waste for Free

    Samsung Electronics America presents a three-location E-Waste Collection Event on Dec. 10 at no charge to consumers. The event will take place in three Massachusetts locations serving eleven local towns, providing an opportunity for the community to safely dispose their old computers, television sets and other out-dated or unwanted consumer electronics. The electronics ...

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