Latest European Union directives Stories

2013-07-01 23:02:40

Leading European electronics recycling standard now meets EPEAT green requirements. Portland, OR, USA, and Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The Green Electronics Council today announced that WEEELABEX, a leading European electronics recycler standard, has met the environmental requirements of EPEAT®, the definitive global rating system for greener electronics. This qualification makes it easier for manufacturers to register their electronics with EPEAT in Europe. WEEELABEX...

2013-05-14 23:35:02

In vivo tests show EnerChip batteries are biologically safe for all types of applications. Nuremberg, Germany (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Cymbet Corporation announced today at the PCIM Europe show the successful results of in vivo biocompatibility feasibility studies that were conducted to evaluate the biological safety of the EnerChip Rechargeable Solid State Battery. EnerChip bare die batteries were crushed and combined into a saline solution which was introduced into an in vivo test setting. No...

2013-01-09 05:02:11

Sims Recycling Solutions, Canada, has announced the start up of their newest electronics recycling facility in Quebec, Canada. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Sims Recycling Solutions, Canada, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling has announced the start up of their newest electronics recycling facility in Quebec, Canada. Sims has expanded their current recycling service offerings of waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) for consumers, businesses, governments...

2012-09-04 18:06:44

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a device such as a cell phone, computer, or refrigerator breaks, so many of us just think to take it out with the trash. What's not considered is the hazardous materials inside the devices that then leech into the environment - or could be recycled into new devices. In Europe, there's legislation governing Integrated Waste Management Systems (SIG), however it's not always followed. A new study conducted by the University of...

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