Archive for the Recycling News Category

Latest news stories from E-Scrap News: Processor with deep ties to e-Stewards loses certification

Processor with deep ties to e-Stewards loses certification

By Bobby Elliott, E-Scrap News

May 5, 2016

read more on Resource Recycling aggregator

Latest news stories from E-Scrap News: Our top five stories from April

Our top five stories from April

By Editorial Staff, E-Scrap News

May 4, 2016

read more on Resource Recycling aggregator

Low Commodities Prices Strike Again

The price of commodities isn’t getting any higher, and the waste and recycling industry is still feeling the blow from the low costs.
 

read more on Waste360

Please send us your ideas for potential changes to the R2 Standard

From the R2 Update Newsletter

The R2 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is reviewing the R2:2013 Standard and identifying potential revisions for further consideration.  As an ANSI accredited standards developer, SERI seeks the opinions of all interested parties regarding potential revisions to the standard.  If you have potential revisions you would like the TAC to consider, please use the “Provide Input” button at the bottom of the Standards Development page on the SERI website.

Channel 

 

SERI – Sustainable Electronics Recycling International

Upcoming R2 Training Webinars

Intro to R2

A 90 minute overview of the R2 Standard requirements, and the steps and costs of certification. Those new to R2 should start here.  No charge to attend.  To register, please click on the desired webinar date.

Wednesday, May 4
10:00am – 11:30am CDT

Wednesday, May 18
10:00am – 11:30am CDT

**If you are located in Europe, Asia, Africa or the South Pacific Region, and would like to schedule a training time more convenient in your timezone, please, CLICK HERE.Configure

Advanced R2 Training

This interactive 5-hour webinar covers the requirements of the R2 Standard in detail. Content is designed for auditors, consultants and facility managers.   Cost: $ 300 USD.  Click on date to register.

May 10,  10:00am – 3:00pm CDT

 

Latest news stories from E-Scrap News: Firm expands recycling of e-scrap plastics

Firm expands recycling of e-scrap plastics

By Editorial Staff, E-Scrap News

April 28, 2016

read more on Resource Recycling aggregator

MBA Polymers Producing Plastics from E-Waste

Plastics recycling and technology company MBA Polymers has started what it says it the first commercial production line in the world manufacturing post-consumer PC/ABS pellets from shredded e-waste. PC/ABS — a blend of polycarbonate (PC) with acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (ABS) — is used in a huge range of electronic products such as computer monitors, cellular phones […] Environmental Leader

You probably have a drawer full of them – why can’t we crack battery recycling?

Research indicates up to half of all EU countries could fall short of this year’s target to recycle 45% of waste batteries

The directive forces manufacturers to cut their use of the most toxic battery ingredients, such as mercury and cadmium.

Continue reading…on Recycling | The Guardian

Inside America’s Battle with E-Waste

The world of e-waste recycling is feeling the burn.

How Manufacturers Can Maximize Environmental Sustainability

Private corporations can — and should — take the lead in helping the US achieve its emissions reductions goals under the Paris climate agreement, writes Tensie Whelan, director of the Center for Sustainable Business at NYU Stern School of Business, in a Fortune column. Companies produce the vast majority of products and services that emit […] Environmental Leader

Page 5 of 21« First...34567...1020...Last »