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  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • New industrial processes for the recycling of critical metals from waste batteries

    The CoLaBats iniciative works in provide new industrial processes for the recycling of the critical metals Cobalt and Lanthanides and key economic metals Nickel and Lithium, from waste batteries, significantly improving recycling efficiencies and metal purity from existing recovery routes. Tecnalia will operate the pilots in an industrial setting at battery recycling plants and demonstrated to ...

  • Bulletin: transporting batteries

    This bulletin is divided into 9 items and addresses batteries that are regulated under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. General Information on the TDG Act and Regulations Classification of Batteries General Requirements for Shipping Special Cases, Special Provisions or Equivalency Certificates1 Shipping as Waste Shipping by ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092504/Global-Rechargeable-Batteries-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Battery This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Recycling old batteries into solar cells

    Original story at MIT News This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries — a potential source of lead pollution — into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power. The system is described in a ...

  • Save Money and The Environment, One Battery at a Time

    CP Lab Safety, a lab and industrial supply company and manufacturer of the health-preserving ECO Funnel, announced today that it is introducing a new, eco-friendly product in its endeavor to make the world a healthier, safer place: the ECO Battery Bin™.  The ECO Battery Bin™ is the latest innovation in the company's ongoing effort to promote proper ...


    By CP Lab Safety

  • Recupyl and Batteriretur: signature of battery recycling contract

    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 - announced today the signing of a contract for mixed batteries recycling with Batteriretur, Norway compliance scheme. ‘'Batteriretur® is very pleased to enter business partnership with Recupyl as Recupyl offers ...


    By Recupyl

  • Energizer debuts recycled AA and AAA batteries

    Billions of discarded household batteries make their way into landfills every year and now one of the nation's largest battery makers says it is putting some of them to good use. Suburban St. Louis-based Energizer Holdings on Tuesday introduced Energizer EcoAdvanced, described as the first disposable AA and AAA alkaline batteries made with recycled batteries. The recycled materials comprise about ...


    By Associated Press

  • Revised EU legislation requires collection and recycling of spent batteries

    Revised EU legislation that aims to protect human health and the environment by ensuring waste batteries are properly collected and recycled applies from today. The directive also makes producers responsible for the management of batteries once they become waste. Adopted by the European Parliament and Council in 2006, the revised Batteries Directive should be transposed by Member States into ...

  • New EU legislation requiring collection and recycling of spent batteries

    Revised EU legislation that aims to protect human health and the environment by ensuring waste batteries are properly collected and recycled has been implemented. The directive also makes producers responsible for the management of batteries once they become waste. Adopted by the European Parliament and Council in 2006, the revised Batteries Directive should be transposed by Member States into ...

  • Environment agency sets out battery regulations reminder for small businesses

    Small businesses that make, import or sell batteries and battery-operated equipment from torches to toys are being urged by the Environment Agency to make sure they comply with the Battery Regulations. The regulations aim to reduce the environmental impact of batteries. Businesses are classed as a battery producer under the regulations if they put batteries on the UK market for the first time. ...

  • Research breathes ‘new life’ into lithium ion battery packs

    Novel separation techniques to recover high-value metal compounds from automotive battery packs are being explored as part of a £14 million research consortium. The AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for Industrial Innovation) has received £10 million of funding from the UK’s ...

  • Johnson Control, Inc's Social Innovation, State-of-the-Art Battery Recycling Centre

    SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Johnson Controls, Inc., a global technology and industrial leader, has opened its social innovation  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Axion Consulting joins £14 million vehicle battery research project

    Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting has joined a £14 million consortium, led by WMG at the University of Warwick, to create a new automotive battery pack manufacturing research centre to help develop the next generation of traction batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles. It will combine the best human and automated assembly methods to ...

  • Clean technologies will increasingly rely on metal recycling industry

    Unless recycling of special rare metals such as lithium are increased there will not be material available to make clean technologies such as wind turbines, fuel cells and energy efficient lighting systems, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme has found. The report Metals Recycling Rates, to be published by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management later this ...

  • Rental partnership announced for portable metal analysers

    Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive rental partner for the world's top selling range of portable XRF analysers from Niton UK. The agreement will cover UK and Republic of Ireland markets. XRF analysers provide fast, non-destructive, qualitative and quantitative assessment of metals and alloys in a variety of materials. Applications include quality control in manufacturing, metal ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Waste Crime – Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge

    Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Each year, the electronic industry – one of the world’s largest and fastest growing – generates up to 41 million tonnes of e-waste from goods such as computers and smart ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU exporting more waste, including hazardous waste

    Waste is increasingly moving across EU borders, for recovery or disposal. This is true for waste shipments between EU countries, and also transfers of waste outside the EU, according to a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Increasingly stringent and harmonised waste policies in the EU have led countries to transport more waste material elsewhere, for example if ...

  • Covanta Energy Facilities Recycle Used Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones in Honor of Earth Day

    In celebration of the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, Covanta Energy, the nation's largest operator of the energy-from-waste facilities, is collecting used rechargeable batteries and cell phones for recycling. The collection is part of Covanta's Clean World Initiative, a company-wide sustainability movement that works to remove potentially ...


  • EPA reaches agreement with Battery Recycling Company, Inc. of Arecibo, Puerto Rico to reduce lead pollution

    Lead is a toxic metal that can have serious, long-term health consequences for adults and children. Even at low levels, lead can cause I.Q. deficiencies, reading and learning disabilities, impaired hearing, reduced attention spans, hyperactivity and other behavioral problems in children. “Lead is a dangerous toxin that can affect a child’s ability to learn. We need to do everything ...

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