VDI Wissensforum Battery & WEEE Recycling

14 June 2018  -  events
VDI Wissensforum, June 14, 2018: Two important messages from EERA:  Chris Slijkhuis (Müller-Guttenbrunn, and EERA board member) gave a presentation on The Challenges of WEEE Plastics Recycling, with the important message that responsible WEEE plastics recycling needs to be secured. Norbert Zonneveld (executive secretary) informed the audience about the frictons between WEEE legis...

Stena plant visit for EERA members

31 May 2018  -  events
At least once a year an EERA member invites all EERA members for a plant visit. On May 30 Stena (SNRC)  welcomed more than 30 EERA members in Halmstad Sweden for an impressive site tour in the WEEE recycling plant and hosted also the 81st EERA meeting. 

Responsible recycling of WEEE containing BFR's

02 May 2018  -  events
  EERA published a brochure that describes how recyclers treat mixed plastics with Best Available Technology in compliance with WEEE and POP regulation.    Link to this brochure:          

Circular consumer electronics: an initial exploration

25 April 2018  -  events
Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation- Circular consumer electronics, an initial exploration 2018 This paper provides reflections on what a circular economy approach could look like for the consumer electronics industry. Built on insights from over 40 interviews with leading companies and researchers, the work is based on research supported by Google and undertaken by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2...

Round Table for stakeholders in the Nordics

28 March 2018  -  events
On March 9, EERA and WEEE Forum invited stakeholders from the Nordics for a round table session, with the title of: Compliant WEEE recycling, how can it be achieved in the Nordics? There was an open discussion on the quality of collection and treatment  of WEEE, the impact of avoiding costs in case of not reporting and the need to create a level playing field was seen. There will be a foll...