ERI: Making the World a Better Place, One Electronic Device at a Time

ERI processes electronic waste in an environmentally responsible way in eight certified locations serving every zip code in the United States. Apart from IT and electronics asset disposition services, data destruction and cybersecurity the company continues to follow its “Green is Good” motto and maintains a core commitment to sustainability and the environment. Empowered by […]

Panizzolo Recycling: End of Waste Treatment for Armored Cable (SWA)

At the end of its cycle, the armored cable becomes a tricky waste to be introduced into the recycling system. The classic plants are not designed to process this kind of waste. Unlike normal electric cables, there is an iron foil under the sheath, while the central part can be made of copper or aluminum. […]

Handling Batteries from Hybrid and Electric Cars

The Dutch company ARN Recycling exists since 1995 and is mainly involved in the recycling of vehicles. However, since 2008 and due to the introduction of new regulations that came along with the “Battery Management Decree (Bbb)” – which addressed the management of batteries – the firm from the Netherlands is also highly engaged in […]

Spanish Ecotic Utilizes Sourcing Platform to Manage WEEE Materials

Ecotic, a private Spanish non-profit Waste Electronic and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) management organization, has processed more than 97,000 tons of waste in 2018, leveraging the sourcing platform of USA based management company Jaggaer. The organization collects and recycles – in response to the legal requirements on producers and distributors of electrical and electronic equipment – […]

INGEDE: Successful for Deinking Issues

In 1989, leading European paper manufacturers founded the “International Association of the Deinking Industry”. Deinking is a key process in paper recycling and means the removal of printing ink. The association, which celebrated its 30th anniversary, supports research in the field of deinking utilizing the work of well-known research institutes to fulfill the needs of […]

Canadian Company Intends to Increase Rare Metal Recycling

Canada-based company GéoMégA has developed a rare earth separation technology, ISR, and is securing a supply of feed material, among others magnet waste from Europe. Its subsidiary company Innord Inc. has entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent with Rocklink GmbH, German-based rare earth, cobalt, and minor metals recycling company to acquire up to 100 […]

Peru: New Steel Mill

The Peruvian Corporación Aceros Arequipa S.A. (CAASA) has awarded German-based SMS group an order covering the supply of mechatronic equipment for a new steel mill and a billet caster with six strands for its Pisco site in Peru. The plant is designed for an annual capacity of 1.2 million tons and will produce billets with […]

Award-Winning Sustainable Recycling

Austrian-based company Saubermacher won the TRIGOS Steiermark 2019 award in the category of climate protection. The price has been awarded to the High-Tech-Recycling Facility – which has been opened the previous year – for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries. The environmental pioneer has received the award during a gala in the old university in Graz. […]

Focus on Customers, Quality and Service: Tailor-Made Crushers “Made in Ellerau” by bomatic

bomatic GmbH based in Ellerau near Hamburg supplies the recycling branch with customized shredders for more than 20 years. One company focus are machines for the shredding of car and truck tires as well as technical rubber. bomatic manufactures machines for the complete process from the pre-crushing through to the granulates. For a long time, […]

Development of Technology to Regenerate Single-use Plastics into High Strength Reinforced Plastics

Furukawa Electric has announced a new technology to regenerate single-use plastics and waste paper into high strength reinforced plastics using a unique single process. Collected post-consumer plastic is often mixed with paper and various types of plastic, resulting in low mechanical strength, and is unsuitable for material recycling. Due to this, majority of the collected […]