Electronics Recycling

Resource Productivity

Resource Productivity for Manufacturing Growth Resource productivity should be a top priority for manufacturers. This excerpt from a new book by McKinsey presents five core beliefs to drive growth by becoming leaner and greener. The Change in Resource Focus A … Continued

Smart Devices in a Circular Economy

A Circular Economy for Smart Devices – Opportunities in the US, UK and India A report by the Green Alliance Smartphones, tablets and laptops have moved from the fringe of computing to the mainstream in just five years. Sales of these … Continued

Resource Event

Resource Event Realising the Opportunities of a Circular Economy Resource is the annual three day congress and exhibition that brings together circular economy exponents. Rather than being about sustainability, it’s about good business. Join 11,000 professionals from businesses large and … Continued

Circular Economy – A More Ambitious Plan

Circular Economy – New, More Ambitious Plans to be Drafted in 2015 European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans has confirmed that the policy proposals around waste drawn up by the previous Commission will be scrapped, but that a ‘more ambitious’ … Continued

Circular Economy Package Axed

‘Dismay’ at EC Plans to Axe Circular Economy Package Members of the waste and resources industry, the manufacturing industry and environment groups have issued a joint statement today (11 December) expressing ‘dismay’ at the European Commission’s (EC) reported plans to … Continued

Extax Circular Economy Fiscal Reforms

Extax – A New Era & A New Plan – Fiscal Reforms for an Inclusive Circular Economy Extax – Transition Required In the European Union, awareness has grown that a transition is needed to an inclusive and circular economy, providing full employment … Continued

WEEE Collection Projects

Councils Offered £700,000 for WEEE Collection Projects     Local authorities are being offered £700,000 in funding for projects to increase the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) under the latest phase of the Distributor Takeback Scheme (DTS). … Continued

Remanufacturing Report

Remanufacturing – ASPRG Report Calls on Government to Support The Government must do more to ‘lift the regulatory burden’ on the remanufacturing sector, a report published by an independent committee concluded December 8th. The conclusions were drawn by the All-Party Parliamentary … Continued

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling (WEEE) New Compliance Scheme Charges Online marketplace the Environment Exchange (T2E), which has run a PRN service since 1998, or accountants Mazars look set to take a leading role in the administration of the Electronics Recycling (WEEE) compliance … Continued

WEEE Producer Compliance Scheme

BIS deadline to submit proposals how a WEEE ‘compliance fee’ should be administered. The reminder came in a document published on Friday (August 15), outlining how proposals for the calculation of the fee will be assessed. This is further to … Continued