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THE PROCESSES OF CIRCUIT BOARD RECYCLING

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Printed Circuit Board (PCB) is used in nearly all electronic products, from pagers, the mouse of a computer to radios and computer systems. A PCB are self contained boards with interconnected electrical and electronic components. So how are these components recycled? Well, it’s a large and complex process but we’re here to walk you through […]

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E-Waste and the Importance of Electronics Recycling

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With new cheap devices, society has reaped tremendous benefits. This explosive growth in the electronics industry, however, has led to a rapidly escalating issue of end-of-life (EOL) electronics or e-waste. In landfills or primitive recycling operations, toxic materials can be released from old electronic devices into the environment. What Is E-Waste These EOL electronic devices, […]

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E-waste recycling will become an important issue in the 21st century

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The use of electronic products has grown substantially in recent years, changing the ways in which we communicate, access information and entertain ourselves. Americans now own approximately 24 electronic products per household, and annual electronics sales in the U.S. are greater than $206 billion. The rapid increase in consumer electronics purchases has created a growing […]

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WGC Survey Foresees Continued Robust Central Bank Demand for Gold

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A recent survey conducted among emerging market and developing economy central banks points to continued robust demand for gold in near-to-short term. 11% of the surveyed banks responded that they plan to add to their gold reserves over the next one-year period. The survey found that nearly 75% of the central banks buy gold in […]

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22nd July, 2019: Scrap Gold, Silver and Platinum Prices Unmoved on Index

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In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold scrap prices remained unchanged at $ 804.33 per Oz. The daily scrap gold prices – hallmarked and non- hallmarked remained flat on Monday, 22nd July, 2019 . The prices of scrap Silver and Platinum too held steady on Index. In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold […]

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Batttery directive ‘not delivering’

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Revision of the EU’s Batteries Directive is likely after an official review found that objectives for the collection of waste batteries and their recovery had not been fully delivered. The results of an evaluation process carried out by the European Commission over the past 18 months have now been published. It says most member states […]

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BAN uncovers worst e-scrap fraud in US history

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One of the largest e-scrap recyclers in the US state of Washington has been convicted of sending large shipments of used computer and television screens to China instead of recycling them locally. The prosecution of Total Reclaim followed an investigation into illegal exports by the Basel Action Network. Total Reclaim earned US$ 7.8 million (EUR […]

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Scrap Gold, Silver and Platinum Prices Surged on Index

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The daily scrap gold prices – hallmarked and non- hallmarked surged higher modestly on Thursday, 11th July, 2019 on the ScrapMonster Price Index. The prices of scrap silver and Platinum too climbed higher on Index. In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold scrap prices were up by $ 9.51 per Oz. The prices of […]

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India’s e-waste recycled still has a long way to go

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India – The Electronics Industry Association of India ELCINA announced the findings of their study on status and potential of e-waste management in India, conducted with support from DSIR (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research), Ministry of Science and Technology under their Technology Management Programme. In view of the growing menace of e-waste generation and […]

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E-scrap recyclers potential for ‘huge profits’

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The worldwide electronic scrap recycling market will be worth over US$ 34 billion (EUR 30 billion) by 2022, according to research firm Transparency Market Research. The global e-scrap industry was valued at US$ 11 billion in 2014 and the market analysts expect a compound annual growth rate of 15.7% from 2015 to 2022. Precious metals […]

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