The CloseWEEE 4th General Assembly along with the Review Meeting was held between September 27th – September 29th in the facilities of the VHS Simmering in Vienna, Austria.
The General Assembly counted on the participation of the Project Officer, Marco Recchioni and the Project Technical Advisor, Margaret Bates from the University of Northampton.
At the end of the meeting, a tour of the facilities of The Disassembly and Recycling Center (DRZ) in Vienna was carried out. The DRZ, partner in the CloseWEEE project, is a recycling, ReUse and upcycling company for electrical devices. For more information about DRZ, visit: http://www.drz-wien.at/
Dr. Erasmo Cadena and Mr. Antonio Barona, partners of the CloseWEEE project (from Vertech Group) and professors of the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) in Nice (France), have presented and explained the project’s objectives and activities to 20 students of the Master 1 Energie, Matériaux et Environnement (EME) at the UNS.
During this event, students learnt about the CloseWEEE technologies and the possibilities of recovering polymers and additives as well as the creation of the Recycler Information Center (RIC), the recovery of critical metals and minerals from batteries, and other relevant activities undertaken during the project execution.
The 3rd General Assembly of the CloseWEEE project has successfully taken place at the facilities of Coolrec in Waalwijk, Netherlands. During this meeting, each Consortium Member introduced the updates and the next steps forward in their respectively led Work Packages. Two parallel sessions were also developed during the meeting with the aim to discuss the technical WPs as well as a brief pilot activity for the market activities.
During this meeting, a brief technical tour was also performed in the Coolrec recycling installations in Waalwijk
The Electronics Goes Green 2016+ will be carried out between September 7th and 9th 2016 in Berlin, Germany. It is the world’s leading conference on electronics & the environment and offers a place to show your results and innovative solutions for specific green versions. The event also showcases the future trends and solutions towards sustainable development in electronics sector for the community.
Circular Materials Conference 2016 will be carried out between May 11th and12th in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is an international conference which aims to bring together experts and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of the circular economy, recycling and environment. It also provides an interdisciplinary forum to present and discuss the most recent innovations and the solutions adopted in the field of circular economy, recycling and environment.
More info: http://www.circularmaterialsconference.se/
BIR convention 2016 is held between 30th May and 1st June in Berlin, Germany. It is attended by the decision makers of the most important international recycling companies from over 60 countries.
BIR Berlin is the perfect platform to check out new developments and build partnerships featuring a broad conference programme with an interesting array of speakers and market overviews in the different plenary meetings, as well as a modern exhibition concept.
Recycling 2016 is held on October 25th, 26th and 27th 2016 in Gorinchem, Netherlands. This event is the seventh edition of the trade show Recycling in Evenementenhal Gorinchem and is focused on the circular economy. It anticipates the trends and developments of the economy and important issues from the government.