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  • TOMRA Sorting showcases metal sorting systems at CMRA Annual Convention, China

    With China’s need for ultra-efficient metal waste sorting growing rapidly, TOMRA Sorting exhibited its latest automated sorting systems at the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CMRA) Annual Convention. Held in Guangzhou from November 7-9, the convention is the country’s leading expo for the conservation and re-use of metals. TOMRA Sorting showcased its latest ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • 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 ...

  • Research and Markets: Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Handbook

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p3v9g2/waste_electrical) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) handbook" to their offering. Electronic waste is a growing problem. The EU directive on waste electrical ...


  • EPA and LDEQ encourage proper curbside sorting of trash and debris

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) encourage residents in hurricane-affected areas to collect trash and debris and place them curbside for proper disposal. Household chemicals can become hazardous in storm-damaged homes. Examples of materials that may need special disposal or recycling include electronics, batteries, ...

  • Newly-developed Recycling Technology Simultaneously Sorts and Collects Three Types of Plastic

    Panasonic Corporation recently developed a recycling technology that simultaneously sorts and collects three types of plastic - PP, PS, and ABS - from shredded dust produced at home electronics appliances recycling plants at three times the speed of conventional systems. This technology will help accelerate the use of recycled plastic. Panasonic Corporation recently developed a recycling ...

  • MSS Inc. releases New Optical Sorting technology, L-VIS

    MSS Inc., a world leading manufacturer of optical sorting equipment, recently introduced a new high-resolution color camera sorting system for small particle applications, such as shredded and granulated materials – the L-VIS. The L-VIS is designed for color-sorting applications such as shredded electronic scrap to extract high-value commodities (printed circuit boards, copper, etc). It ...


    By MSS, Inc.

  • Careful Spin - A new dismantler for electrical and electronic appliances

    The latest product developed by MeWa promises to disassemble electrical and electronic waste articularly gently. During the disassembly, the Smash Boom Bang (SB²) leaves contaminated parts such as condensers and batteries intact. That way, they can be sorted out without problems. According to the EU directive on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) passed in 2005, all discarded ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • 12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2013

    The 12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2013 will take place from January 16 – 18, 2013 in Salzburg, Austria. Over 500 experts from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the newest information and challenges of the WEEE recycling business. The preliminary program includes sessions on: Round table discussion with industry leaders: “free ...


    By ICM AG

  • Call for papers: 10th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2011

    The 10th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2011 will take place from January 19 – 21, 2011 in Salzburg, Austria. Over 450 experts from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the newest information and challenges of the WEEE recycling business. The preliminary program includes sessions on: Contributions for sustainability How to ...


    By ICM AG

  • EGN: electronic scrap metal recycling under the ant logo

    A new logo has been developed for EGN Entsorgungsgesellschaft Niederrhein mbH, in which an ant plays the starring role. Ants are adroit, efficient, untiring and quick. They cooperate and communicate effectively with each other, while their logistics and the ‘technical installations’ in ant colonies are unrivalled anywhere in the natural world. The work of every ant is directed towards a common ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017: IERC 2017 again enjoys high popularity

    Key members of the international e-waste sector again gathered for their annual congress in Salzburg, Austria; this year from January 17 to 20. The 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017 hosted some 480 participants and 60 exhibitors. The conference agenda offered a broad array of highlights, including around 30 presentations and a diversity of panel ...


    By ICM AG

  • ANDRITZ to supply Malaysia’s first automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic scrap from private households

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Shan Poornam Green Tech, a subsidiary of Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd, a company specializing in scheduled waste and non-scheduled waste recycling with headquarters in Penang, Malaysia, to supply an automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic waste and recovery of chlorofluorocarbon ...

  • 6th world recycling forum wrf 2011 international conference & exhibition on electronics, battery and car recycling

    The major recycling forum in China, the 6th World Recycling Forum will take place from November 15 – 18, 2011 in beautiful and buzzing Hong Kong. During the event, leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy-makers – will meet to discuss: How to invest into the raw materials business ...


    By ICM AG

  • 5th World Recycling Forum . Hong Kong - International Conference & exhibition on electronics, battery and car recycling

    The major recycling forum in China, the 5th World Recycling Forum will take place from November 15 – 18, 2010 in the beautiful “Pearl of the Orient” - Hong Kong. During the event, leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy-makers – will meet to ...


    By ICM AG

  • Portable XRF for soil and waste screening

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments can achieve laboratory-quality analysis on soil and waste samples.  Laboratory analysis by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry has been an accepted technique for the analysis of such materials for many years and was given official approval by European Standard EN 15309:2007. Using the simple sampling procedures ...

  • 5th World Recycling Forum . Hong Kong international conference & exhibition on electronics, car and battery recycling

    The major recycling forum in China, the 5th World Recycling Forum will take place from November 15 – 18, 2010 in the beautiful “Pearl of the Orient” - Hong Kong. During the event, leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy-makers – will meet to discuss: OEM’s success and ...


    By ICM AG

  • 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

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling conference will bring two key recycling sectors together in Asia

    The 2017 edition of Asia’s premier conference covering electronics and cars recycling will take place from November 14 – 17, 2017 in exciting Macau. This conference represents the most international gathering of its kind in the fields of electronics and cars collection, recycling, reuse and remanufacturing. The recycling of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) and obsolete electronics, ...


    By ICM AG

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse

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