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  • Flat-Screen Display Sales Cause Electronics Recycling Crisis

    Electronics recycling programs are collecting more old cathode ray tube (CRT) TVs and computer monitors, while solutions for recycling CRT glass are disappearing fast. Without updated regulations and new recycling models, old CRT glass -- which contains lead and requires ...


    By E-World Online

  • Recycling LCD screens

    The era of analogue television, using standard cathode ray tube technology, is coming to an end judging by the growing demand for digital flat screen televisions. Currently, LCD screens are used for novel and compact televisions, computer monitors and protection systems and for such varied applications as education, computer science or entertainment. According to a study by iSuppli, and published ...


  • Eco-design for flat screens should ensure quick dismantling for maximum resource recovery

    Flat screen televisions and computer monitors should be designed so they can be quickly dismantled for recycling, a recent study says. The researchers calculated that in order to ensure the recycling process remains economically viable, it must be possible to disassemble small screens in less than 11 minutes. Good design could lower the costs of recycling and enable near-total recovery of ...

  • Flat-Panel TVs Weigh 82 Percent Less Than Bulky Predecessors

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today issued a report detailing the dramatic reduction of TV and computer monitor sizes and weights since the advent of flat-panel monitors and TVs. The report, ...


  • EPA Announces winner of the TV recycling challenge in celebration of America recycles day

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company (MRM) as the winner of the National TV Recycling Challenge for responsibly recycling approximately 3 million pounds of TVs. MRM, a joint venture between Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba, developed a TV collection network that uses a variety of collection approaches, including establishing ...

  • UK recycling plant achieves `World´s First`

    Electrical Waste Recycling Group Ltd has achieved full UK approval from the Environment Agency to be the world’s first recycling plant to mechanically process LCD Flat Panel Displays (flat screen televisions and monitors). These displays contain mercury and become hazardous waste when they enter the waste stream. Electrical Waste Recycling Group gained this approval at their ...

  • New CRT recycling plant due to within weeks

    A plant which is set to revolutionise the way Cathode Ray Televisions are recycled is weeks away from opening. The plant, operated by Nulife Glass, has created 30 new jobs in the region and once up and running will have the capacity to recycle 2000 TV screens every month. With CRTs a thing of the past as people upgrade to the latest flat-screen models, there are an ever growing number ...

  • Recycling Industry Launches Partnership to Teach the Science of Scrap

    One person's trash may or may not be another person's treasure, but these days it very likely can be the launch pad to a great career. That's the reason behind a new partnership between the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. and JASON Learning – to inspire America's students to think about careers in the scrap and recycling business, and give them the scientific and technical ...

  • 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

  • New CRT recycling plant due to open within weeks

    A plant which is set to revolutionise the way Cathode Ray Televisions are recycled is weeks away from opening. The plant, operated by Nulife Glass, has created 30 new jobs in the region and once up and running will have the capacity to recycle 2000 TV screens every day. With CRTs a thing of the past as people upgrade to the latest flat-screen models, there are an ever growing number ...

  • Call for papers: 11th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2012

    The 11th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2012 will take place from January 18 – 20, 2012 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: Rare earth recovery More ...


    By ICM AG

  • RM80 highly efficient at major project in Vienna

    HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbaugesellschaft m.b.H. is one of the largest companies in the Austrian construction industry. Since the beginning of 2004 they have been using a mobile RUBBLE MASTER system consisting of RM80 crusher and OS80 oversize grain screen for recycling construction rubble. The RM power package has again been producing cost-effective value grain in a single pass during a current major ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Axion Polymers wins Environmental Award for carbon reduction

    Axion Polymers has won the coveted Chemicals Northwest Environmental Technology for the Chemical Industry Award for commitment to reducing its carbon impact on the environment and providing sustainable recycled high quality plastics products with a long-term future. The award recognises efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of chemical manufacturing through ...

  • Kiverco unveils its Backbone in Waste Composting

    Two waste and recycling experts have joined forces to protect the environment and create resources for future generations following the installation of a Kiverco waste screening plant at EnVar’s organic waste treatment site in Cambridgeshire. EnVar is the UK's largest waste in-vessel and windrow composting facility and ...

  • RECUPYL has been named in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100

    Recupyl, an international company that develops and operates processes to recover strategic metals from waste (the new "urban mine") - with a primary focus on electric batteries - has been included in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100 group of companies. This list is put together by Cleantech, a leading provider of global market research and advisory services for the cleantech industry, ...


    By Recupyl

  • Got E-Waste? Throw it on this Million Pound Pile.

    At a Verizon Recycling Rally yesterday in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Verizon's employee volunteer Green Team surpassed its goal of collecting 1 million pounds of e-waste. The next goal: collecting another million pounds by 2015. Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs about reaching this milestone on Verizon's ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Tower companies announces opening of ecopads the blairs

    The Tower Companies has introduced the first Ecopads at The Blairs, their 27-acre "Green" live-work-play residential complex in Silver ...

  • ATN new product: Condensing Unit Stage 2

    With all the experience ( more than 30 years)ATN has with the condensing of refrigerants We now developed a condensing unit for the liquefying of the blowing agents coming from the polyurethane foam. This so called stage two condensing unit can be built according to the customer demands. From 100M³ up to 800M³ is possible. It is also possible to design it for the collection of pentane ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

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