lamp recycling News

  • A new way to store thermal energy

    Original story at MIT News In large parts of the developing world, people have abundant heat from the sun during the day, but most cooking takes place later in the evening when the sun is down, using fuel — such as wood, brush or dung — that is collected with significant time and effort. Now, a new chemical ...

  • Lamp recycling collections on the increase, says Recolight

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) producer compliance scheme Recolight says it has seen a significant rise in the number of ‘one-off’ lamp recycling collections and is now making up to 30 collections per month. Recolight has a network of 1,000  registered recycling lamp collection points, called RecoNet, across the UK and collects gas discharge lamps found in office, ...

  • World’s Largest Compact Fluorescent Lamp Manufacturer And World’s Largest Environmental Company Join Forces To Increase Lamp Recycling Participation

    Lombard, IL (October 30, 2007) - Veolia Environmental Services (Veolia) is proud to announce it has reached an agreement with TCP, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), to promote recycling of mercury-containing lamps. CFLs are seven times more energy efficient than incandescent lamps. TCP will promote Veolia’s prepaid lamp recycling program, RECYCLEPAK® ...

  • EPA Fines Phoenix Lamp Recycler More Than $70,000 for PCB Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has settled with Lighting Resources, LLC for $71,500 for violations relating to its handling of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) at its Phoenix, Ariz. recycling facility. “Exposure to PCBs is a concern whenever facilities are handling materials containing these toxic chemicals,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s ...

  • Agilent Technologies Introduces Atomic Absorption Lamp Recycling Program in North America

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced a recycling program that enables customers in the United States and Canada to return used atomic absorption lamps. Under this new program, laboratories are invited to return used hollow cathode lamps for recycling. This recycling service is offered through a collaboration with Veolia Environmental Services of North America. The purchase price ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Waste Management Launches Innovative Curbside Compact Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Program

    Service offers safe and convenient way for communities to responsibly dispose of used CFLs as part of residential recycling programs. HOUSTON - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), North America"s largest residential recycler, has launched a new program for communities to recycle used compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) in a safe, environmentally responsible manner along with their residential ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Californian fluorescent lamp act vetoed by Schwarzenegger

    Californian AB 1173 (Huffman) on the toxics reduction and recycling of fluorescent lamps has been vetoed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The proposal aims at creating a free and convenient program for consumers to properly dispose of residential fluorescent lights, some of which contain mercury. Having passed through the Assembly and Senate it was vetoed by the Governor's Desk.“By tying CFL ...


  • Veolia Environmental Services Announces Pre-paid Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) Recycling Program for Households

    Lombard, Ill. — July 24, 2007 — Veolia Environmental Services (Veolia ES) TechnicalSolutions has created a user-friendly way for consumers to safely recycle smallquantities of lighting wastes. The RECYCLEPAK® Consumer CFL Kit provides a safe,cost-effective and comprehensive recycling solution for households.“Following the success of our RECYCLEPAK® program for small to medium sizedbusinesses, ...

  • Recycle Online

    Recycle Online offer various sizes of containers for bulk recycling of light bulbs, batteries, electonic waste and lamp ballasts. The item price includes the container, outbound and return shipping, recycling fees, and recycling documentation. Bulk recycling straight fluorescent (2ft or less), HID, u-bend, and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and LEDs. Container capacity 79 lbs. Bulk recycling ...


    By Recycle Online

  • Recolight and ERP team up to offer combined battery and lamp collections

    Waste electrical and electronic equipment producer compliance schemes Recolight and European Recycling Platform have partnered up to offer combined battery and lamp recycling collections. ERP and Recolight will offer organisations obligated to collect batteries, under the UK Battery Regulations, the opportunity to collect both waste batteries and waste energy-saving light bulbs. Recolight chief ...

  • Lamp manufacturers and recolight taken to high court over `anti-competitive` behaviour

    Electrical wholesaler City Electrical Factors (CEF) and WEEE and lamp recyclers Electrical Waste Recycling Group (EWRG) have brought High Court proceedings against four of the major lamp manufacturers and producer compliance scheme Recolight in a dispute over allegedly refusing to accept or be responsible for any lamps collected by CEF and EWRG. CEF UK general manager Alan Jackson sits on the ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 – ...

  • 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 ...

  • Responsible recycling of e-waste

    Eco Recycling Ltd (Ecoreco) and The Economic Times, presented a discussion on Responsible Recycling of E-waste on March 17, 2009 at MIG Club, Mumbai. The key panelists included: Mr. Sanjay Khandare, IAS, Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Mr. B K Soni, Chairman, Eco Recycling Ltd, Mr. Atul Nishar, Founder and Executive Chairman, Hexaware Technologies Limited, Mr. Kunal Pande, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Mercury Recycling suffers drop in sales

    Lamp and mercury waste recycler Mercury Recycling is looking at expanding into battery and LCD display recycling after it experienced a 9% sales drop in 2009. Its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2009 showed that Mercury Recycling remained profitable despite sales dropping from GBP£3.074 million to GBP£2.789 million in 2009. Pre-tax profits finished at GBP£333,000 but were down ...

  • AERC Recycling Solutions to Exhibit at 2013 Pennsylvania Recycling Industries Congress

    The event is taking place at the State Capitol of Pennsylvania East Wing Rotunda on Tuesday, January 22 Flanders, NJ (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions), one of the largest electronics and Universal Waste recyclers in the United States, is scheduled to exhibit at the 2013 Pennsylvania ...


    By AERC Recycling Solutions

  • Call for Papers for Electronics Recycling Asia

    Electronics Recycling Asia November 13 - 15, 2013, Singapore Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum The next top quality conference in electronics recycling will take place from November 13 - 15, 2013 in exciting Singapore. During the conference, leading recycling experts from around ...

  • US based recycling company moves to the next level

    Connecticut based Northeast Lamp Recycling is now NLR: Next Level for Recycling. Founded in 1994, NLR offers turnkey universal waste recycling services of lamps, electronic waste, batteries, ballasts &, mercury devices to a broad group of companies and institutions including private and government office buildings, industrial complexes, educational facilities, hospitals, insurance companies, ...

  • Environment Minister praises Recolight`s recycling scheme

    Environment Minister Dan Norris has praised retailer Sainsbury’s and waste electrical and electronic equipment producer compliance scheme Recolight for an innovative recycling initiative. Up to 200 Sainsbury’s stores are now providing recycling facilities for the co-collection of energy-saving light bulbs and portable batteries. New legislation means that from February 1 all retailers ...

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