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2011-12-12 17:44:21

Tecnalia Research & Innovation has developed a new recycling system enabling the classification of waste from electrical and electronic equipment that cannot be ordered by conventional procedures, due to their similarities in color, weight and shape. This system has received the EARTO Prize, giving recognition to the most innovative projects at a European level. How to manage waste has become one of the most important paradigms of contemporary society, given the large quantities of...

2011-12-05 03:00:00

DALLAS, December 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports adds new market research report 'E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Worldwide' to its store. In 2010 the e-waste R&R services market value totaled close to $6.8 billion, up from $6.2 billion in 2009. Industry growth is expected to continue on its uphill path at least through the next decade, with collection services alone more than tripling by 2020. In 2010, China and India (out of the top ten country pool) are...

2011-12-01 00:57:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec.1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metech Recycling received approval from the State of Maine to be an E-Waste Consolidator for municipalities and manufacturers in accordance with Maine's E-Waste Law (38 MRSA Sec.1610). The law, enacted in 2004, established a shared responsibility system for the recycling of end-of-life electronics generated by households in Maine. Municipalities, consolidators, recyclers, manufacturers and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (Maine...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

PROSHRED® Chicago franchisee wins company's most prestigious award. (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Rodney Quasny is the proud franchise owner of PROSHRED® Chicago South. Last month he won the Presidentâs Award at the companyâs annual conference. This award is given to a franchisee who is an overall team player with great charisma, dedication and one who delivers results in the field. PROSHRED® looks at certain characteristics when choosing a winner for this...

2011-11-14 11:47:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WM Recycle America, L.L.C., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), one of the largest waste services and residential recycling companies in North America, today announced that all seven of its eCycling facilities have earned certification to the e-Stewards Standard for Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment®. By operating seven e-Stewards-certified eCycling facilities, WM Recycle America further...

2011-11-07 19:47:00

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycling Rulz will feature a raft of interactive and downloadable materials such as games, activities, stickers, posters, DVD files, as well as a competition to identify Australia's most inventive and active recyclers. Founded 16 years ago by Planet Ark, National Recycling Week aims to get Australians focused on recycling. The event further reiterates the importance of minimising waste within homes and businesses. With Australia's waste...

2011-11-02 14:00:00

Industry Leaders such as Cascade Asset Management, Hugo Neu Corporation, Redemtech, and ECS Refining are promoting domestic recycling for the creation of new jobs Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 ECS Refining, the industry leader in electronic recycling and end-of-life services, is proud to announce its work with the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling. The Coalition is supporting proposed federal legislation to restrict the export of toxic electronic waste (e-waste), as...

2011-10-18 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics today made it even easier to trade-in or recycle old or unwanted consumer electronics products for free in a socially and environmentally responsible manner through one simple to use web site at www.sony.com/ecotrade. The new web site is designed to help consumers find the best way to trade-in or recycle both eligible Sony and non-Sony products for credit towards the latest Sony electronics products. A drop-off center locator...

2011-09-21 09:22:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help businesses in New York State comply with a new law mandating responsible electronic waste (eWaste) recycling, today eRecycleNY officially launched its New York office, offering a cost-effective, Environmental Protection Agency-compliant option for businesses needing to dispose of electronic items. The company's "Save our Planet, Save our Schools" program will remit a percentage of referred sales to Parent Teacher Associations at...

2011-09-12 14:21:57

How can legislation be used to avoid hazardous waste being dumped where it could poison people and the environment in developing countries? Introducing producer responsibility could be one solution, says Panate Manomaivibool of the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University, Sweden, in a new thesis. In recent years, the problems of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in China, India and various African countries have been...