E-Waste: South Africa's Next Gold Rush?
14.08.2013 00:22 E-Waste: South Africa's Next Gold Rush? The tide of e-waste is growing quickly in South Africa. But with a number of incoming laws, regulations and voluntary agreements, the e-waste recycling industry has a golden opportunity to protect the environment and prosper.
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Samsung South Africa embarks on E-waste Recycling
· Samsung Electronics South Africa announced a partnership with key industry stakeholders on a recycling initiative that will educate consumers on e-recycling and the disposing of electronic goods in an environmentally responsible manner. This partnership will ensure that customers can easily recycle .
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National Waste Management Strategy
hierarchy, which is the overall approach that informs waste management in South Africa. The waste management hierarchy consists of options for waste management during the lifecycle of waste, arranged in descending order of priority: waste avoidance and reduction, re-use and recycling, recovery, and treatment and disposal as the last resort.
Electronic waste by countryWikipedia
Greenpeace contends that residue problems are so significant that the exports of all used electronics should be banned. South Africa. The e-Waste Association of South Africa (eWASA) was established in 2008 to manage the establishment of a sustainable environmentally sound e-waste management system for the country. Since then the non-profit .
Metal Extraction Processes for Electronic Waste and
makes e-waste recycling attractive economically. In this paper, current metallurgical processes for the extraction of metals from e-waste, including existing industrial routes, are reviewed. In the first part of this paper, the definition, composition and classifications of e-wastes are described.
Recycling Precious Metals Treasure Trove in World's E-Waste
Recycling Precious Metals Treasure Trove in World's E-Waste. This week the United Nations released a report on the problems surrounding the recycling of electronic scrap, known as e-waste.
Scrap Gold Recycling
Scrap Gold Recovery Despite all these troubles, there's a substantial interest in gold recycling, with new entrants coming to the industry every year. In some countries, the entire process of gold recovery from scraps has long traditions. Countries like South Africa and Italy come to mind. As the commercial use of gold is increasing, so does .
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CITY RECYCLERS IS SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST INNOVATIVE AND VERSATILE WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY. With the founders having recycling backgrounds deeply engraved in their roots, waste management forms part of a vital and intricate role to society.
E-waste Management Systems | E-Waste Company | eWASA
Welcome to eWASA. The e-Waste Association of South Africa (eWASA) was established in 2008 to manage the establishment of a sustainable environmentally sound e-waste management system for the country. Since then, the non-profit organisation has been working with manufacturers, vendors and distributors of electronic and electrical goods and e-waste handlers (including refurbishers, …
GLOBAL TRENDS IN WASTE MANAGEMENT: SOME
Global trends in waste management: Some pointers for South Africa 9 labour, lower energy inputs required, the demand for materials in manufacturing, and policies that push recycling so that economies of scale can be reached. Provided the current economic drivers continue, recycling will be more cost-effective than disposal.
IH 2010-001 Reply Impacts of Gold Extraction in the EU
6 European Commission - EUROSTAT Information Hub – Impacts of Gold Extraction in the EU April 2010 1. 1. 2. TERMINOLOGY • Cyanide is hydrocyanic acid, or any of its salts or derivatives • Leaching is a widely used extractive metallurgy technique which converts metals into soluble salts in …
Electronic waste recycling faces challenges – oAfrica
· Electronic waste (e-waste) is quickly accumulating throughout the world without proper education or regulation. In 2005, Nigeria was receiving an estimated 60,000-90,000 tons of e-waste. Sales of electronic goods are increasing while lifespans are decreasing. This means an accelerated pace of disposal of circuit boards and monitors, many of which .
Africa E-Waste Refurbing, Reselling, Dismantling and Recycling
Africa e-Waste will collect, refurb and or recycle Electronic Equipment (e.g. Appliances, Office, Communication, Toys, Electronics, Machines, Tools, Security, Health Care, Entertainment) . but will collect your recyclables all over South Africa & Africa if you cannot bring it yourself! E-Waste (Eletronics) Recycling.
THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING IN
processing is a promising recycling method for e-waste, and a potential domestic solution for the U.S. Despite the benefits of metal recovery from e-waste, its recycling in the U.S. is limited due to: (1) insufficient collection (2) no federal legislation or policy mandating e-waste recycling (3)
GUIDELINE ON RECYCLING OF SOLID WASTE
GUIDELINES ON RECYCLING OF SOLID WASTE Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism II The focus of waste management in South Africa is changing. No longer is the emphasis on the disposal of waste, but rather on avoiding its generation and minimising the waste stream wherever possible.
A NATIONAL WASTE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT (R&D)
A National Waste Innovation Programme for South Africa: Phase 2 Waste RDI Roadmap ii | P a g e Document to be referenced as: Department of Science and Technology (2014). A National Waste R&D and Innovation Roadmap for South Africa: Phase 2 Waste RDI Roadmap. Trends in waste management and priority waste streams for the Waste RDI Roadmap.
Computer recycling, electronic recycling or e-waste recycling is the disassembly and separation of components and raw materials of waste electronics. Although the procedures of re-use, donation and repair are not strictly recycling, they are other common sustainable ways to dispose of IT waste.
As e-waste mountains soar, UN urges smart technologies to
Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Morocco and South Africa are cited as places with great potential to introduce state-of-the-art e-waste recycling technologies because the informal e-waste sector is relatively small. Kenya, Peru, Senegal and Uganda have relatively low e-waste volumes today but these are likely to …
RECYCLING OF PLATINUM GROUP METALS FROM
RECYCLING OF PLATINUM GROUP METALS FROM AUTOMOTIVE CATALYSTS BY AN ACIDIC LEACHING PROCESS . while nearly the whole of production is situated in South Africa. A similar . slag interface lead to an increased recovery of the precious metals from the slag. The recovery
Electrical and electronic waste | Umweltbundesamt
· Electrical and electronic waste contains recyclable metals and other materials; recycling them saves resources and protects the environment. But electrical and electronic waste often contains toxic substances, which if not properly disposed of, can cause pollution and health problems. It is for this reason that electrical and electronic waste is collected separately.
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Miwatek is able to design and construct gold mine water treatment plants that can recover high quality drinking water from all of these different impacted waters and which are able to accommodate the quality and the quantity variations that typically occur over time and season by season.