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Some of the equipment, including industrial controls and data destruction devices, will be developed by Converge. Other equipment will be purchased from outside suppliers with which SRS has worked...
People who join the scheme will receive vouchers which can be used to purchase items from associated companies, Hashem explains. The app can be downloaded from Google Play for free. The businessman...
No less than 560 million new phones were shipped to citizens across China last year. The huge influx of mobile devices is additional to the millions of handsets lying idle at home; more than 65% of...
WEEE Solutions will be held on March 28 – 29, while RUSMET will be held on 28-30 March at the five-star Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow. The high-profile business events will provide an update on...
The ‘robust’ upsurge represents a compound annual growth rate in revenue of 11.6% by 2024. In terms of volume, the market is slated to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 7.8% -...
The total volume of e-scrap in 2015 was 12.3 million tonnes, with China having more than doubled its scrap volumes to 6.7 million tonnes over the period. Hong Kong had the highest per capita rate,...
Plastic pellets are produced from scrapped electronic appliances offered to Coolrec by sources including the Dutch Wecycle system. Some 10 000 tonnes of pellets are expected to be produced every year...
The facility, which will be operated by the ALBA Group, is located in the Tuen Mun EcoPark and will have the annual capacity to handle up to 30 000 tonnes of e-scrap with the potential to expand....
The devices, retailing for US$ 159 and nicknamed AirPods, have miniscule lithium-ion batteries secured with ‘a waterfall of glue’ that make recycling ‘very difficult’,...
Being built in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency, it is claimed the e-cycling centre will process all electronic and electrical waste to a high standard while helping to create...
Growth will slow this year to 11.4% as declining copper prices reduce the amount of revenue operators can obtain for scrap material, the report states. Despite falling commodity prices cutting into...
‘The American public continues to be scammed by unethical companies greenwashing themselves as recyclers,’ says BAN’s executive director Jim Puckett. For example, some 96% of the...
The new approach is said to involve safer chemical steps, converting zinc waste into a high-value zinc salt using simple leaching and hydrothermal stages, according to the Indian research team. The...
A proposal to recycle used electronics into gold, silver and bronze medals has been discussed at a meeting of Olympics officials and government/industry representatives. The meeting was organised by...
Of the 6000 people surveyed across the USA, Mexico, Russia, Germany, China and South Korea, more than half of respondents said manufacturers release 'too many' new models of mobile phones. The...
According to MMC, which has a 90% equity stake in the new entity and Hanwa 10%, the new centre ‘will significantly shorten the period for valuation of e-scrap’ to the benefit of customers...
‘We have had a busy week,’ said Florence Champ of Pellenc ST, standing in front of the Mistral + with a smile. ‘This all-in-one concept model is based on over 1200 machines sold and...
Instead of being recycled locally, 32.5% of these devices were exported overseas on container ships. ‘Most of them went to Asia, and most were traded in likely violation of the laws of the...
‘In 2015, we diverted more than 89 million pounds of e-waste from landfills,’ Apple also notes. ‘That’s 71% of the total weight of the products we sold seven years earlier....
The phone recycling project will afford handset users the opportunity to properly dispose of their devices and batteries at Vodafone shops across Ghana. The collected units will be picked up and...
The national collection target of 4 kg of e-scrap per household for 2015 was ‘easily reached’, says Wecycle. ‘We collected 6.5 kg worth of e-scrap per inhabitant. This is a great contribution for the...
Liam is the result of an elaborate research and development project, which was started over three years ago as an answer to the growing iPhone 6 waste stream. Apple has stated that the robotic system...
A major white goods recycler in the Netherlands will switch from scrapping cast iron contra weights from old washing machines to direct reuse of these components in the manufacturing of new devices....
The business deal completes the service portfolio of its affiliate company Cycleon, including logistics, sorting and grading processes, says RLG. It notes that the key to successful refurbishment and...
In 2014, Europe accounted for around 29% of the overall electronic scrap recycling market. However, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period....
The organisation applauds the recent position paper from the e-cycling industry calling on the European Commission to make compliance standards legally binding across the continent. ‘Currently...
Under the Critical Raw Materials Closed Loop Recovery project, collection trials are to be delivered in the UK, Germany, Italy or Turkey and will focus on the collection of screens and monitors, ICT...
'We define our bidding prices based on targeted levels of profitability that could represent an attractive return to our shareholders,' explains SRS' global president Steve Skurnac in E-scrapnews.com...
Manufacturers need 'suitable partners' in order to meet their recycling and sustainability targets, Skurnac stated. In turn, recycling companies could provide valuable services in terms of product...
Inspired by the huge volumes of electronics going to waste once a component part has become broken, the entrepreneur set out to find a smart way to keep the materials in the loop. 'Nascent Objects...
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