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Annual volumes of e-scrap in East and South East Asia surged by 63% between 2010 and 2015 to 12.3 million tonnes, according to a study by the United Nations University. China more than doubled its...
The consortium uses a cryo-mill to pulverise electronic waste - primarily the computer chips and polymers that make up printed circuit boards - into particles so small that they do not contaminate...
GRC Wireless was founded in 2002 by wireless industry veterans Marc Leff and Henry Garcia. Both founders were involved in the wireless industry since its infancy in the late 1980s, and started...
Enviroserve UAE has been commissioned by Dubai Wholesale City to build the 228 000 sq ft e-cycling plant employing ‘state-of-the-art’ equipment and with a capacity to process 39 000 tons...
On average, delegates heard, 8% of end-of-life electronics end up in the household waste bin each year while almost 9.5 million tonnes of e-scrap is generated across the EU (plus Norway and...
It’s a tall order to create all devices from 100% recycled materials, Apple acknowledges. To get a head start the company is dedicated to ‘inventing better ways to reuse and recycle...
Nyrstar's site will accept a wide range of electronic products such as photovoltaic cells from roof solar panels, alkaline batteries, printed computer circuit boards, cathode ray tubes, mobile phones...
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....

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