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IERC 2019 honorary award for Norbert Zonneveld

16 January 2019  -  events
This year Norbert Zonneveld received the IERC Honorary Award. He received the IERC Honorary Award in recognition of a career focused on the responsible recycling of Electronics. Norbert started his career in WEEE at Mirec.  In 2004 he founded EERA, with other European recyclers and  he was all these years the executive secretary of EERA.  Through the past 14 years Norbert has con...

CEWASTE

14 January 2019  -  events
EERA (and 5 EERA linked partners, all EERA members) are participating in CEWASTE, voluntary certification scheme for waste treatment. The CEWASTE project contributes to an improved recovery of valuable and critical raw materials (CRMs) from key types of waste through traceable and sustainable treatment processes in the entire supply chain of secondary raw materials. As such, CEWASTE will addre...

Brochure Responsible recycling of CRT

20 November 2018  -  events
This brochure describes how WEEE recyclerstreat CRT screens from TV's and computermonitors with Best Available Technology incompliance with the WEEE Directive.CRT stands for Cathode Ray Tube. Despite thefact that CRT’s are not produced any longer,which makes closed loop recycling not possibleanymore, the phase out in the waste streamis still taking at least another 10 – 15 years.It ...

EERA surprised by European Parliament decision regarding UTC threshold Deca-BDE

18 November 2018  -  events
On 15 November 2018 the European Parliament voted in favour of a very low threshold for a frequently used brominated flame retardant Deca-BDE in plastics that have been used in electronic and electrical products and waste.  This brominated flame retardant was listed as “new” POP in the last meeting COP of the Stockholm Convention.  The substance was listed in REACH earlier...

EERA plant visit to Environnement Recycling , France

27 September 2018  -  events
On September 25, EERA members were welcomed at Environnement recycling, Domérat, France  for a plant visit.   For more information about Environnement Recyclling: https://lnkd.in/eZfbC4Z Interesting company with creative team! Thanks for such a warm welcome.