States Taken to EU Court of Justice or Given Final Warning Over Waste Management 2017-04-27 14:14:12 EU Commission Pulls up Member States Over Waste to Energy & Landfill Regulations The European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their environmental and waste management obligations under EU law. read more ... Recycling Principles Laid Out Following Greenpeace Protest 2017-03-28 13:34:49 Reuse & Recycling Plan for Samsumg’s 4.3m Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Devices Following its exploding batteries debacle, Samsung Electronics has established three principles to ensure that Galaxy Note 7 devices are reused and recycled. read more ... Global Electric Electronic Processing Employee Helps Return Cash 2017-02-17 14:49:28 VIDEO: $100k Found in 1985 TV at Canadian E-Waste Recycling Firm $100,000 dollars has been returned to its owner after an employee at international e-waste recycling firm. Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP) in Barrie, Ontario found it in a 30 year old television set. read more ... Complex Materials & Components a Challenge for WEEE Recyclers 2017-01-26 10:17:03 Economics Improved for E-Waste Recycling but Miniaturisation Poses Problems Delegates at the 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017 in Salzburg, Austria, have heard that while the economic situation of e-waste recyclers has improved slightly in some cases, it continues to be fraught with difficulty. read more ... 412,500 Scanners Reused Not Scrapped 2017-01-13 13:48:27 New Software Keeping Old Scanners Out of Waste Stream Hamrick Software has prevented over 412,500 scanners from going to landfill sites globally by enabling legacy equipment to continue functioning. read more ... Government Departments Team up with Police & Fire to Clean Up Recycling Sites 2016-10-18 09:20:42 Hong Kong Recyclers Raided by EPD in Joint Operation to Crack Down on Chemicals The Hong Kong government has held a joint departmental operation in which a number of recycling sites in North District in the New Territories were nine to have illegally collected and stored a large quantity of chemical waste. read more ... L-VIS Optical Sorter Upgraded with ColorMask and WireHawk Technologies 2016-09-27 11:25:15 Updates for MSS Optical Sorters Benefit E-Waste Recyclers CP Group’s optical sorting division, Nashville, Tennessee based MSS, has updated its range with two technology updates for its L-VIS® high-resolution color and shape optical sorter. read more ...
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