IPEN & BAN Report Finds Some of the Most Hazardous Substances on Earth in Ghana's Food Chain 2019-04-24 16:17:55 European E-Waste Causing Catastrophic Levels of Toxins in African Free Range Eggs The dire human consequences of food chain contamination from highly toxic plastics in waste in Ghana, which includes toxic e-waste shipped from Europe, have been exposed by new research from IPEN and Basel Action Network. read more ... EPBA Raises Awareness on Portable Battery Collection 2019-04-23 14:32:57 Battery Association Goes to Strasbourg to Boost Battery Recycling Rates The EPBA has organised a campaign in the European Parliament in Strasbourg to raise awareness about portable battery collection and recycling. read more ... Five Point Plan to Keep E-Waste out of Landfill 2019-02-20 15:26:25 London Event Sees Report on Critical Raw Material Recycling Delegates from across Europe came together in London today to celebrate the success of the EU Life-funded Critical Raw Material Closed Loop Recovery project and launch the project’s Layman’s Report. read more ... WEEE Forum Calls on Next Commission to Act 2019-02-19 13:09:30 Legally Binding Quality Standards for E-Waste Recycling Called For in EU WEEE Forum has urged the next EU Commission to deliver legally binding quality standards for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment. read more ... Criminal Already Serving Over 7 Years for Ripping Off Recycling Schemes 2019-02-08 13:27:47 Dodgy Dugbo the E-Waste Fraudster Ordered to Pay Back More Than £1.3m In the north of England, a convicted crook has been ordered to pay £1,373,060 for defrauding government-backed recycling schemes of millions of pounds.. read more ... World Resources Forum 2019 Approaches 2019-01-25 11:57:36 Antwerp Ready for Comprehensive Circular Economy Conference Taking place in Antwerp, Belgium from 24 - 27 February, this year’s 2019 World Resources Forum will focus on closing resource loops and achieving the circular economy. read more ... ‘Blitz Enforcement Operation’ Tackles Non-Compliant Recyclers 2018-08-10 12:15:37 Fines Following Raid on Illegal E-Waste Recycling Facility in Hong Kong A recycling site in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, which illegally handled hazardous electronic waste raided during an inter-departmental ‘blitz enforcement operation’ has been formally convicted. read more ...
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