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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Simply Electronics Encourages Recycling of Electronics

    While modern society may demand that consumers constantly upgrade their current cell phone, tablet, computer or other electronic device, many are unaware of the proper ways to dispose of these items. A recent article from The Huffington Post reveals the dangers of throwing electronics away and the ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • Engaging Hunger Through Electronic Waste Recycling

    eWaste Center, Inc. (EWC) will be holding an e-waste collection and recycling event at the Oriental Mission Church’s (OMC) parking lot located at 424 N. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004 on November 19, 2011 from 9 am to 3 pm. Residents of the surrounding community will have the opportunity to drop off their old end-of-life electronics (that old TV set that’s taking up space or the outdated ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Using mobile electronics to transform waste management

    As in other countries and other markets, mobile electronics and telecommunications are transforming waste management in Spain. These changes are helping to create 'smart' products and services tailored to the needs of companies and municipalities. What makes a service and a product smart is its ability to respond to current market needs in the fields of cost control, compliance with legislation, ...

  • 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 ...

  • No more electronic waste in Ottawa`s landfills

    E-waste cannot anymore be thrown out with the rest of a household’s trash in Ottawa, Canada as it has been included in the municipality's solid waste law. The City of Ottawa's Solid Waste Management Bylaw has been changed to exclude e-waste like discarded computers, keyboards, monitors, printers, fax machines and televisions. The bylaw states that 'given the concern for the environment ...


  • 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 ...

  • New rankings for electronics manufacturers

    Samsung and Toshiba lead Greenpeace's latest league table of electronics manufacturers, the Greener Electronics Guide, which rates manufacturers' efforts according to their policy on waste management and recycling. Toshiba has seen a boost in the rankings thanks to an improvement in its score on manufacturer responsibility. And Motorola moved up because of its improved information on collection ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 – ...

  • ECS Refining Works with US Electronics Recycling Leaders to Support Critical Legislation for Safe, Domestic Electronics Waste Recycling

    ECS Refining, the industry leader in electronic recycling and end-of-life services, is proud to announce its work with the Coalition for American Electronics ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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 – ...

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