We Created the Technosphere, but is it the Birth Place of the Circular Economy
Human activity has created the ‘technosphere’, a landscape which is composed of the materials we have developed, created and thrown away. Far from being a miserable landscape that may initially come to mind, like the desolate garbage filled scene in … Continued
Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine
Forgetting your mobile phone can be a real pain, playing on your mind during the day. Then as you think you can feel your phone vibrating in your pocket and you come to realise how dependent we are on our … Continued
FREE WEBCAST | Mining the e-waste mountain: A circular approach to recovering buried treasure
Presented by: Tetronics International, Hewlett-Packard and Giraffe Innovations and hosted by Resource Electronics manufacturers and retailers must act to insulate themselves against exposure to materials prices. Currently the pace of change in electronics markets has meant rapid obsolescence and a … Continued
Tetronics Autumn 2014 Newsletter – Now Available
Our latest newsletter is now available, where we share with you news of recent Tetronics developments, as well as industry updates and forthcoming events. To view, use Tetronics Autumn Newsletter 2014
Tetronics e-Waste article featured in The Chemical Engineer
Tim Johnson looks at the growth in electronics waste and the pressing opportunity to mine it for valuable metals
Webinar | FROM HAZARD TO RESOURCE: An insight into the rapid growth of APC residue from Energy from Waste
FROM HAZARD TO RESOURCE: Insight into the rapid growth of APCr from EfW. New webinar in association with Tetronics International and Green Energy Parks
Tetronics presented at Electronics Recycling Asia
Electronics Recycling Asia took place on 13-15th November, and convened government officers, exporters, scholars and enterprisers from all over the word to present their latest information on recycling and relative technologies.
Tetronics presented at the 7th China Precious Metals Recycling Forum International
The China Precious Metals Recycling Forum International conference took place over 3 days in the southern city of Xiamen in Fujian province from 6-9th November. The conference was well attended by local Chinese companies and overseas companies alike.
Reducing the Environmental Impact of the Aluminium Industry by Dr Tim Johnson
I’m one of those people who loves unusual statistics and when I saw this one I just couldn’t resist it: did you know that two-thirds of all the aluminium produced since the 1880’s is still in circulation? To put this statistic another way, the next time you reach for an aluminium drinks can just think that some of the metal in the can could have been extracted over a century ago and has been round and round the recycling loop umpteen times ever since.
Tetronics to speak and exhibit at the RWM show in September
The Resource Efficiency and Waste Managment Solutions (RWM) Conference and Exhibition will be taking place at the NEC, Birmingham in September 2013.