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Topics announced for autumn battery recycling event in Lisbon

The congress on battery recycling – ICBR 2017 – will be held from 20-22 September in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in Lisbon, Portugal. …

First private sector businesses certified with reuse quality standard

The addition of two for-profit re-use companies to its list of certified organisations is said to be boosting Zero Waste Scotland’s Revolve brand. Revolve, a …

Cars and WEEE recycling event scheduled for November in Macau

The Electronics and Cars Recycling conference, said to be Asia’s premier event covering this topic, will take place on 14-17 November in Macau. This …

Recycling firm starts new phase of CRM recovery project

Axion Consulting is embarking on the next phase of a major European research project into the recovery of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) from Waste Electrical …

Cloud-based energy aggregation and battery waste innovators pick up low carbon funding awards for SMEs

A cloud-based energy aggregation service has picked up the Shell Springboard and Shell LiveWIRE awards, securing £180,000 of equity free funding. Another …

One third of Scots have unused smartphones going to waste

Scots are being called upon to declutter and help the environment by putting their unwanted tech to good use. Nearly 60% [59%] of people in the UK say they …

Scanning software prevents scanners going to landfill

VueScan, a firm claiming to offer the world’s most widely used scanning software, says it has prevented over 412,500 scanners from going to landfill …

Illegal waste shipment lands Glasgow operator with fine for breaching environmental legislation

Waste shipments have come under scrutiny following the illegal shipment of waste electrical and electronic goods by a Glasgow-based businessman. Waste operator …

Commercial scale production milestone for lead-acid battery recycling technology

The Californian firm behind what is said to be the only clean lead recycling method – which therefore holds out the possibility of making lead-acid …

Research breathes ‘new life’ into lithium ion battery packs

Novel separation techniques to recover high-value metal compounds from automotive battery packs are being explored as part of a £14 million research …




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