Tag: electronics recycling

Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal are also considered e-waste. Informal processing of electronic waste in developing countries may cause serious health and pollution problems, as these countries have limited regulatory oversight of e-waste processing.

e-Stewards Electronics Recycling Certification Will Use GPS Trackers to Verify Recyclers Don’t Export Hazardous e-Waste

e-Stewards Electronics Recycling Certification Will Use GPS Trackers to Verify Recyclers Don’t Export Hazardous e-Waste

Seattle, WA. USA. October 20, 2016. e-Stewards®, the gold standard for socially and environmentally responsible electronics recycling, today announced that they will be making regular use of embedded GPS-based tracking devices placed into used electronic equipment to verify the performance of their Certified e-Stewards Recyclers.

The e-Stewards Standard and Certification program

Tours at WASTECON 2016

Tours at WASTECON 2016

Visit multiple facilities in a single day and earn SWANA CEUs too. Separate registration fee and ticket are required. Seating is limited. Click here for more details. Register at WASTECON.org

Monday, August 22, 2016

Tour 1: Waste Processing and Disposal Facilities:
Tour 2: LFG to Electricity
Tour 3: Truck Manufacturing and Maintenance

Tuesday, August 23,

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WASTECON® is the premier solid waste industry-focused conference that brings you the latest news, education, advancements and products to help you achieve success in your business, all in one setting.

The 54th Annual WASTECON conference will take place

Industry Meeting of International Recycling Experts in Salzburg

Industry Meeting of International Recycling Experts in Salzburg

Salzburg, January 27, 2016: What will the trend towards circular economy bring with it? Which opportunities will emerge for the recycling industry? And which technologies are available to further improve the material yield when processing electrical and electronic waste? Those were just some of the topics discussed at this year’s

Infamous Chinese e-Waste Town Finally Closes Doors to Imports

Infamous Chinese e-Waste Town Finally Closes Doors to Imports

December 17, 2015. Seattle, Washington; Guiyu, Guangdong Province, China. Basel Action Network (BAN), the environmental watchdog organization that in 2001 first discovered the global electronic waste dumping ground in Guiyu, China, together with the Society of Canton Nature Conservation, have confirmed after a visit last week that the Chinese government

2015 Iowa Recycling & Solid Waste Management Conference

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Erin Vorac, Planner
Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference
515-681-1026
Email: info@iowaconference.org
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2015 Iowa Recycling & Solid Waste Management Conference
One of the Midwest’s largest recycling and solid waste management forums is coming to the Des Moines area. For

EPA Report: CE Now the Fastest-Declining Portion of Municipal Wastestream

EPA Report: CE Now the Fastest-Declining Portion of Municipal Wastestream

ARLINGTON, VA.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows consumer electronics (CE) are now the fastest-declining portion of the U.S. municipal solid waste stream, evidence that the environmental footprint of the CE industry is shrinking as products become lighter and less material-intensive.

According to the EPA’s Advancing Sustainable Materials

Sorting Waste: Beyond Metals

Sorting Waste: Beyond Metals

Part 1 focused on recycling scrap metal, ferrous and nonferrous.  In this part, we’ll take a look at sorting waste types beyond metals.

Because of their weight, processing C&D materials is important to those having to meet diversion mandates, points out Brendan McKenzie, national sales manager, OSA Demolition Equipment. “Not only

Some of What Glitters Is Scrap

Some of What Glitters Is Scrap

Because of their weight, processing C&D materials is important to those having to meet diversion mandates, points out Brendan McKenzie, national sales manager, OSA Demolition Equipment. “Not only are you saving landfill space, but it’s [also] huge money,” he says.

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