2016 July 16
Minnesota made significant changes to its e-scrap program. However, its neighbor Wisconsin failed to pass major updates. Those are just two notes in our look at six action-packed months in state-level policy.
2016 July 14
Europe accounted for the largest market share, with 34% of total market in terms of throughput, in 2014. Moreover, Europe is likely to remain the largest market for electronic scrap recycling in terms of revenue in 2022, primarily due to strong government regulations and huge profits generated through the recovery of precious metals from electronic
2016 June 19
Survey results released by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries indicate buyers of recovered fiber have second thoughts when it comes to material from mixed-waste processing operations.
2016 June 18
Russia needs to invest about 150 billion rubles ($2.3 billion) in its waste recycling sector in the next three years to create infrastructural facilities, Environmental Minister Sergei Donskoi said at a panel discussion of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2016) on Friday.
2016 June 17
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Board of Directors recently approved changes to the electronics plastics specifications listed on pages 46-50 of the Scrap Specifications Circular.
2016 June 03
India is emerging as one of the world's major electronic waste generators and likely to generate 52 lakh metric tonnes (MT) per annum by 2020 from the current level 18 lakh metric tonnes growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 30%, an ASSOCHAM-cKinetics recent study .
2016 May 31
China imported 729,400 units of lead-acid batteries in April, a month-on-month fall of 18.73%, but a year-on-year increase of 47.48%, based on data announced by Customs.
2016 May 25
India has surely emerged as the second largest mobile market with 1.03 billion subscribers, but also the fifth largest producer of e-waste in the world, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste each year with telecom equipment alone accounting for 12 per cent of the e-waste, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study.
2016 May 23
Traditional slack season comes ahead of schedule this year due to temperature factors and weak demand leads to pick-up in inventories at most battery producers.
2016 April 22
As reminder of a major health hazard and risk to environment on the eve of the 'World Earth Day', an ASSOCHAM-Frost & Sullivan study has said that India's electronic waste is likely to reach 30 lakh metric tonnes (MT) per year by 2018 from the present level of 18.5 lakh metric tonnes (MT) with Mumbai being the largest contributor to the problem.