Continue Reading... European Trade Associations Back Mandatory Recycled Content Policy « Recycling « Waste Management World

European Trade Associations Back Mandatory Recycled Content Policy « Recycling « Waste Management World

EuRIC and FEAD have offered their full support to the European Parliament’s draft report to make it mandatory to produce beverage containers with at least 25% of recycled plastics by 2025….

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Continue Reading... INCPEN join OPRL’s guarantors

INCPEN join OPRL’s guarantors

INCPEN has joined OPRL’s guarantors, recognising that the two organisations shared membership and mutual interests in packaging recyclability.

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Continue Reading... Henkel sustainable packaging: ‘ambitious targets’ set

Henkel sustainable packaging: ‘ambitious targets’ set

Henkel, parent-company of Schwarzkopf, has announced it is taking decisive steps towards sustainable packaging.

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Continue Reading... Rare Metals from e-Waste | myScience / News

Rare Metals from e-Waste | myScience / News

8.01.2019 – This year, beautifully wrapped laptops, mobile phones or even new TV sets lay under numerous Christmas trees. They are enthusiastically put into use – and the old electronic devices are disposed of.

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Continue Reading... Tuck School of Business | How E-Waste Encourages Competitors to Collaborate

Tuck School of Business | How E-Waste Encourages Competitors to Collaborate

Research by Tuck professor Laurens Debo investigates optimal scenarios for recycling electronics and discovers uncommon coalitions between competing firms….

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Continue Reading... Unilever and Veolia sign Collaboration Agreement on Sustainable Packaging

Unilever and Veolia sign Collaboration Agreement on Sustainable Packaging

Unilever and Veolia announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly work on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics across various geographies, starting in India and Indonesia.

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Continue Reading... Terrasse des Canaux, a temporary space built with circular economy

Terrasse des Canaux, a temporary space built with circular economy

Discover this temporary space, built using materials from company building sites and other sources!

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Continue Reading... Paris is building the world’s greenest business district. What can other cities learn from it?

Paris is building the world’s greenest business district. What can other cities learn from it?

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Continue Reading... How repairable kitchen product business Pivoke tackles e-waste

How repairable kitchen product business Pivoke tackles e-waste

KASEY Hou set up her repairable flatpack toaster business, Pivoke, to tackle the growing problem of e-waste as part of a student project when she……

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Continue Reading... ESA Report: Are Weight Based Recycling Targets Fit For Purpose?

ESA Report: Are Weight Based Recycling Targets Fit For Purpose?

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has today (20 August) launched the second of two new reports looking at what it will take to meet the (weight based) recycling targets proposed by the EU Circular Economy Package.

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Continue Reading... Unilever & Veolia Sign Collaboration Agreement On Sustainable Packaging

Unilever & Veolia Sign Collaboration Agreement On Sustainable Packaging

Unilever and Veolia have announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly work on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics across various geographies, starting in India and Indonesia.

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Continue Reading... How One E-Waste Recycler Uses Education to Incentivize the Right Behaviors | Sustainable Brands

How One E-Waste Recycler Uses Education to Incentivize the Right Behaviors | Sustainable Brands

Companies of all sizes dedicate increasing shares of their capital and operating budgets to the acquisition of IT hardware and services. Disposition often remains an afterthought; and, as with most forgotten line items, there is often no budget attached to this part of the lifecycle.

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Continue Reading... Jebel Ali Move for Sims Recycling Solutions E-Waste Recycling Facility in UAE

Jebel Ali Move for Sims Recycling Solutions E-Waste Recycling Facility in UAE

Sims Recycling Solutions has moved to a larger facility in Jebel Ali due to high demand for services in the United Arab Emirates….

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Continue Reading... So You Recycled Your Old Laptop. Here’s Where It Might’ve Gone

So You Recycled Your Old Laptop. Here’s Where It Might’ve Gone

As e-waste inundates the globe, companies are scrambling to keep it out of landfills.

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Continue Reading... War on e-waste

War on e-waste

These days, technology plays a big part in our lives but that technology usually only lasts for a very small part of our lives. So, what happens to all of our old TVs, phones and computers?

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Continue Reading... E-Waste Activists Crash One of the World’s Biggest Tech Parties

E-Waste Activists Crash One of the World’s Biggest Tech Parties

Crowds likely did a double-take this week as they streamed into Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile tech conference on the planet. And not because of the new gadgets. Activists took over the sidewalk in front of the MWC to (literally) illustrate the environmental impact of e-waste. As far as messages go, this one ain’t subtle. The 3D pavement art opens a chasm of e-waste under the feet of attendees.

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