Electronics Recycling News

  • Specialist recycler aims to ‘plug’ market gap

    UK Plug Recycling – a young venture which aims to further prevent the amount of electrical waste being landfilled – is one step closer to achieving its vision. The Hampshire headquartered organisation has installed an UNTHA RS40 hard drive shredder to tackle plugs, sockets, small pieces of WEEE and other secure product destruction. Capable of processing these ‘wastes’ down ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Chromatotec sponsor of the Odour management conference 2017

    Chromatotec is pleased to announce that the group is sponsoring the OMCTS 2017, the International Odour Management Conference and Technology Showcase which will be held in UCLA, Los Angeles, California (USA) on November, 1st and 2nd 2017. The second edition of the conference is the meeting point of the Odor Industry where various industries are exhibiting their products ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • PG&E Partners with Valley CAN and IBEW to Connect Underserved Communities with Electric Vehicles

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced a new pilot program in partnership with Valley Clean Air Now (Valley CAN) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 684 and 100 to provide free electrical panel upgrades to encourage electric vehicle (EV) ownership in low-income, underserved communities. The PG&E Corporation Foundation will provide $75,000 in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Eco Expo Asia 2017 welcomes the debut Bavaria participation as part of a growing and exciting line-up

    Eco Expo Asia is set to present its 12th edition at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong, from 26 to 29 October 2017. Organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the expo serves as a gateway ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Latest results from battery design project to be unveiled at Cenex-LCV17

    Axion will be exhibiting alongside its consortium partners at Cenex-LCV17 – the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event – when the latest results of a major research project into battery packs for the next generation of electric vehicles are expected to be unveiled. The circular economy specialist embarked on the AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for ...

  • Customer Spotlight: E-Scrap Application

    Industrial Shredder Manufacturers Ssi Shredding Systems Inc., Have Worked With Ecs For Over 20 Years To Improve Their Production And Efficiency. In 1980, Jim Taggart founded ECS, a waste recycling and material recovery company, on the principles of keeping recycling domestic, efficient, and environmentally friendly. 37 years later ECS has kept its promise keeping all waste processing in ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new refrigerator recycling plant at AO Recycling

    The 75,000 square-foot plant is designed to recycle approximately 700,000 fridges per year – one-fifth of all fridges disposed of annually in the UK. The recycling plant processes single door, double door, American fridges and freezers as well as washing machines, tumble dryers and dish washers. Key equipment supplied by ANDRITZ is the proven QZ 2500 Cross-Flow Shredder ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • New hard drive shredder ensures recycling process is safe and secure

    Safe & Secure Logistics has boosted the capacity of its WEEE recycling service to pave the way for further growth. The Slough-headquartered firm has invested in a new hard drive shredder which will enable the confidential destruction team to comfortably – and compliantly – process over 3,000 hard drives per week. The UNTHA RS40 shredder has just been delivered to SAS ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Carbon footprint review shows ‘large’ savings for Axion’s recycled polymers

    Recycled polymers have significantly lower carbon footprint than oil-based virgin plastics – up to 89% for ABS – according to latest research by Axion Polymers. The Manchester-based plastic recycler’s 2017 Axpoly® Carbon Footprint Analysis also reveals a carbon saving of 82.5% for recycled (HIPS) and 73% for recycled (PP). The CO2 ...

  • The refrigerant eater

    The cost for the decomposing of refrigerants coming from end of life refrigerators and other cooling equipment are rising more and more. Three, four or even more Euro’s per KG are becoming daily expenses for the recyclers of refrigerators. These cost are more and more effecting the financial results of the recycling companies in a negative way. We also have to consider that a growing part ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Obtain 100% valorized material and 0% for landfill from your recycled waste

    The customer, recycling municipal waste, before installing Sortech recycling plant, was paying 100 Eur/t for screened matrials deposing into the landfill. Once the customer installed Sortech engineered plant, he successfully obtained purely separated, thus valuable material: lightweight – paper, foils, light plastic (known as RDF) heavyweight ...


    By SORTECH

  • Axion starts new phase of CRM recovery project

    Axion Consulting is embarking on the next phase of a major European research project into the recovery of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). As part of the project, the resource recovery specialist will be speaking and exhibiting at a one-day conference, ‘Integrating the Supply Chain for the Recovery of Critical Raw Materials from ...

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Become First Mobile Phones Certified to ANSI/UL 110, Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) / Galaxy S8+ (SM-G955U) mobile phones achieved ECOLOGO Gold Certification to the ANSI/UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones, which was recently approved as an American National Standard by the Standards Technical Panel. ...


    By UL Environment

  • New hard drive shredder ensures recycling process is safe and secure

    Safe & Secure Logistics has boosted the capacity of its WEEE recycling service to pave the way for further growth. The Slough-headquartered firm has invested in a new hard drive shredder which will enable the confidential destruction team to comfortably – and compliantly – process over 3,000 hard drives per week. The UNTHA RS40 shredder has just been delivered to SAS ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Suggests New Approaches to EPA in Managing New Chemical Polymers

    One of the consequences of the new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the need for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review and make determinations under Section 5(a)(3)(B) on premanufacture notification (PMN) chemicals submitted to EPA, and then to take required actions.  These requirements raise particular and sometimes challenging issues for new chemical polymers ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Fabrizio Radice has been appointed as Global Sales & Marketing Director for TOMRA Sorting Recycling

    As the new Global Sales & Marketing Director, Fabrizio will assume the lead role to further develop and implement the short and long-term sales and marketing go-to-market strategy of TOMRA´s Recycling business stream. He will report to Tom Eng, Senior Vice President and Head of TOMRA Sorting Recycling. Fabrizio Radice is a seasoned and business development focused executive ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • H2O in refinery CCR unit recycle streams

    On-line monitoring of the H2O concentration in the hydrogen recycle streams of continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) units enables refineries to control the chloride level required for optimum catalyst activity, and avoid excess levels of H2O that strip chloride from catalyst surfaces and forms HCl. This HCl can be transported to other downstream catalytic processes in the net hydrogen ...


    By SpectraSensors, Inc.

  • ERCC to Hold Workshop at E-Scrap 2017

    The Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC) will hold an ERCC Member Meeting and Workshop that will take place as pre-conference events in conjunction with the 2017 E-Scrap Conference. The Meeting and Workshop will occur on Monday, September 18th from 9AM to 4PM at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate, in Florida. The Workshop will feature a group of experts with ...

  • LSM Engineering Celebrates Continued Middle East Success

    LSM Engineering is celebrating its ongoing success in Saudi Arabia demonstrated by long-standing relationships with customers such as Almarai. Representatives from LSM were in Riyadh for Enterprise Ireland’s trade mission to KSA and the U.A.E led by Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade during the first 2 weeks of November. ...


    By LSM Engineering Ltd

  • NEW Shredder for WEEE material

    Delivered and installed to the Emirates a new shredder for the electronic waste shredding on Security Data Destruction application.  The machine equipped with 44 kW is a small and compact SA2-1000XS which answered completely the request of the client getting a final result as requested.  The machine is going to be added to another SA Eng machine model SA1 ...

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