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Information for recyclers I4R leaflet

18 September 2020  -  events
Information for recyclers (I4R)  is the electronic platform that enables the exchange of information between producers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and recyclers of waste from EEE (WEEE). triptic-i4r-platform-digitalbrochure-2020.pdf

EERA contributed to online Electronics Goes Green Conference

04 September 2020  -  events
The first Electronics Goes Green (EGG: https://electronicsgoesgreen.org/) went live with different sessions, workshops and networking areas.  EERA contributed to the online conference, on September 1. Link to EGG website. The online conference was very well organised and the program was challenging.  EERA contributed to the pre-recorded sessions: Chris Slijkhuis was the presenter of  Fast Trac...

The POP separation process in the recycling of WEEE

23 July 2020  -  events
  EERA published a document in 2018, calling for the existing Unintended Trace Contaminants (UTC) threshold for flame retardants, Deca-BDE, of 1000 ppm to be retained, in order to prevent the decimation of WEEE plastics recycling and the failure to reach WEEE recycling targets. This issue has not been resolved and EERA’s paper on the POP (Persistent Organic Pollutants) separation process remai...

Joint call to boost technical plastics recycling

10 July 2020  -  events
EERA and EURIC represent the vast majority of technical plastics recyclers from Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and end-of-life vehicles (ELVs). The plastics recycling industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Technical plastics recycled from ELVs and WEEE are no exception. Boosting the Technical Plastics Recycling in Europe is an urgent matter.  Read the fu...

EERA letter to Mrs Ursula von der Leyen

18 June 2020  -  General
EERA members offer full support of the targets described in Circular Economy Action Plan and the Green Deal  and can substantially demonstrate a proven track record of innovations and scale. Our industry needs  full support from the European Commission when it comes to maintaining and improving current directives that are so fundamental to the future of our businesses. In the first address to t...