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Improving the loops of plastics in electronics

02 February 2022  -  events
During the IERC 2022 conference in Salzburg from 18 – 21 January, BSEF organized a workshop about WEEE plastics, consisting of a block with presentations and a block consisting of a discussion round table and it was agreed that EERA would write a summary of the notes and propositions made during this BSEF workshop, to be published on the EERA and BSEF websites. These notes, summarizing the key ...

NSRR Fast Track Report January 2022

29 January 2022  -  events
The use of waste material as a secondary resource is one of the first actions that businesses could consider to improve both their economic and their environmental performance. Value chains are often cross border in nature and thus they require transboundary shipment of secondary resources. However, businesses perceive barriers in transborder shipment of waste and secondary resources. Many barr...

Towards an EU WEEE Regulation - The position of EERA

19 January 2022  -  events
In light of the flurry of initiatives being developed by the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan to bolster circularity and sustainability, the European Electronics Recyclers Association (EERA) wishes to put forth a series of recommendations for a review of the current WEEE Directive from the perspective of specialized European recyclers’ first-hand experiences in the management of WEEE. EERA is ...

New executive secretary EERA

20 December 2021  -  events
At the end of November 2021, the members of the European Electronic Recyclers Association (EERA) were told that Lida Dik, their Executive Secretariat, was leaving. She has performed marvellously for EERA and all of the members over the last almost 9 years and has all the best wishes of everyone for continued success in her new career.   The EERA Board took steps to seek out a successor from t...

HOW TO IMPROVE THE CIRCULARITY OF RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AND LIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES

07 December 2021  -  events
A new report is published by the European Environmental Bureau:Removable, replaceable and repairable batteries.  HOW TO IMPROVE THE CIRCULARITY OF RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AND LIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES. . EERA supported the joint statement together with many organisations, which represents around 500 companies, social economy actors and NGOs who support a more circular econ...