Electronics Recycling News

  • 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 ...

  • WesTech Introduces Pre-Engineered DAF Unit

    Flexible R5™ DAF wastewater treatment solution for municipal, industrial and commercial applications that is ready to go into operation with little lead time and minimal up-front capital investment. New R5™ dissolved air flotation unit – pre-engineered, modular and skid-mounted with variable tank sizes, flow and recycle rates ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Fast Aluminum Sorting with Handheld X-ray

    Introducing the Turbocharged X-300 and the SciAps Aluminum App The X-300 is now available with a “turbocharged” option and an optimized aluminum alloy sorting app. SciAps’ latest X-ray tube technology operates at a beam current of 500 uA in the low voltage setting. Other brand’s are limited to 100 uA – 200 uA. The highly energized ...


    By SciAps, Inc.

  • Lynn L. Bergeson and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Contribute to ABA SEER’s The Year in Review 2016

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce the publication of  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Mobile shredding plant special offer

    What are you waiting for? You want some more convincing arguments!? If so, then to start with, here is a detailed description of the plant: The two mobile shredding plants, mounted on a rolling platform are equipped with a hydraulic two shaft shredder H480/2-1000 (45 kw). The cutting gear measures 1000 x 800 mm. Also included is the feed conveyor (which is placed on ...

  • Data and document destruction in accordance with the security levels of standard DIN 66399

    The strict DIN 66399 guidelines apply to the destruction of confidential information on paper, film or digital storage devices. Their demands on machines and processes increase in line with the level of confidentiality. To meet the requirements of higher security levels, the Lindner single shaft shredder – and in particular the series Micromat and Komet ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • The Lindner universal shredder securely destroys top-secret data

    Since the end of 2014 the REISSWOLF Akten- und Datenvernichtung GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany has been the proud owner of a single shaft universal shredder, the Micromat 2000 by Lindner Recyclingtech. Documents and storage devices bearing strictly confidential information are destroyed using the highest safety standards available. The high throughput and highly reliable process stability of the ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

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