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Integrated solutions for pre-processing electronic equipment, closing the loop of post-consumer high-grade plastics, and advanced recovery of critical raw materials antimony and graphite

Deliverables

Analysis of novel business models and business lines

Contributor: EXERGY The reporst summarises findings of Task 10.2. A first version is due in month 30 and will be refined iteratively.

Final Dissemination and communication plan

Contributors: All Dissimination and communication plan to be developed in Task 10.1. First version in month 6, updates in months 18 and 32. Final update in month 42 will be the submitted deliverable.

Report on ETV

Contributors: VERTECH and Accredited Verification Body The report summarises Task 9.2 findings, complemented by the Statements of Verification.

Report defining European and local legal and non-legal limitations, barriers and standards for using recyclates on new WEEE and regulatory gaps

Contributors: EXERGY, TP Vision The report is a summary of Task 2.1 findings. The report will be updated throughout the project execution to reflect both, technical findings and legislative developments.

Conference poster presentations, scientific publications

Contributors: All Compilation of all scientific publications made in the course of the project. First version to be compiled in month 36.

Guidelines for Ecodesign

Contributor: Fraunhofer IZM The report summarises the findings of Task 9.3. Intended target group: EU and EU member states' policy makers, international eco-labelling organisations, manufacturers.

Report defining European and local legal and non-legal limitations, barriers and standards for using recovered materials in second-life applications

Contributors: ARGUS, EXERGY, Fraunhofer IZM The report is a summary of Task 4.1 findings and will be updated throughout the project execution to incorporate latest developments within the project and externally.

Final Report on proposed Ecodesign Policy Concept and recommendation to strengthen Design for Recycling and the usage of post-consumer recycled plastics in new products

Contributor: Fraunhofer IZM The report summarises the findings of Task 9.4 and will be complemented by D9.5. Intended target group: EU and EU member states' policy makers, international eco-labelling organisations, manufacturers. Interim versions of the report will be compiled in months 9, 21, and 35 to inform ongoing activities outside the consortium.

Final Report on Life Cycle Costs Analysis (LCC) of target products and processes

Contributors: All The report comprises the Life Cycle Costs Analysis of Task 8.1 and will be based on LCC models set-up with software Simapro 8. Methodologically the report will be aligned with WP 9. D8.1 will inform the work in Task 8.2. Interim versions will be compiled in months 8, 18, 24, 30, and 36, accompanying the ongoing work in the other WPs.

Compilation of scientific exposés for third party initiatives

Contributor: Fraunhofer IZM The report is the compilation of the scientific exposés developed in the course of Task 9.4.

Website Operative

Contributors: All Public project website (developed in Task 10.1), continuously maintained and updated, linked to an internal file sharing system.

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Publications

Product design for the efficient use of critical materials - The case of mobile information technology devices

Author(s): Karsten Schischke
Published in: Workshop Entwicklungsfonds Seltene Metalle at World Resources Forum 2015, 2015

Recovery of bromine and antimony from WEEE plastics

Author(s): Martin Schlummer, Lorenz Popp, Fabian Trautmann, David Zimmermann, Andreas Maurer
Published in: 2016 Electronics Goes Green 2016+ (EGG), 2016, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.1109/egg.2016.7829830

Introduction to CloseWEEE in current Recycling technologies in plastic recycling

Author(s): Alex Branderhorst, Lein Tange
Published in: EFRA General Assembly - Flame Retardants and Recycling, 2015

Recycling Information Centre – A platform to support manual e-waste recyclers to optimize their operations

Author(s): K. Lenz, E.Smilth, T. Opsomer, M. Depypere
Published in: Care Innovation 2018, 2018

Recovery of PC/ABS from WEEE plastic shred by the CreaSolv ® process

Author(s): Martin Schlummer, Fabian Wolff, Andreas Maurer
Published in: 2016 Electronics Goes Green 2016+ (EGG), 2016, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/EGG.2016.7829841

Compounding recycled plastics (from Electric and Electronic waste streams) and their application in E&E sector: mechanical and fire properties of Halogen Free Flame Retardant PC/ABS compounds

Author(s): A. Sánchez, S. Villanueva, Tecnalia, ES, A. Rüdiger, Sitraplas, DE, A. Asueta, Gaiker, ES
Published in: Care Innovation 2018, 2018

Encouraging the uptake of recycled plastics from WEEE – the potential of ecolabels

Author(s): G. Dimitrova, K. Schischke, A. Berwald, C. Walther, N. Nissen, Fraunhofer IZM, DE, P. Chancerel, K. Lang, TU Berlin, DE, A. Rüdiger, SITRAPLAS, DE
Published in: Care Innovation 2018, 2018

Novel approach for Sb2O3 recovery from a WEEE-polymer recycling process

Author(s): F. Wolff, M. Schlummer, Fraunhofer IVV, DE R. Schlüter, ARGUS Additive Plastics, DE
Published in: Care Innovation 2018, 2018

Advanced separation of bromine-free plastic fractions from WEEE streams: Design and development of a LIBS based continuous identification and sorting prototype

Author(s): A. Asueta, P. Ereño, D. Iribarnegaray, S. Arnaiz, O. Salas, (Gaiker) A. Branderhorst (Coolec)
Published in: Care Innovation 2018, 2018

PC/ABS and ABS recycling from un-used WEEE sources

Author(s): M. Schlummer, F. Wolff, Fraunhofer IVV, DE, A. Sanchez, Tecnalia, ES, A. Rüdiger, Sitraplas, DE, A. Branderhorst, Coolrec Plastics, NL
Published in: Care Innovation 2018, 2018

Advanced strategies to study bromine contents on WEEE plastics through on line detection systems by means of spectroscopic methods for recycling purposes

Author(s): Mikel Barriuso, Asier Asueta, David Iribarnegaray, Sixto Arnaiz, Alex Branderhorst
Published in: Electronics Goes Green 2016, 2016

Untersuchungen zur Gewinnung von Antimontrioxid und technischen Polymeren aus Mischkunststofffraktionen der Elektroaltgerät Verwertung (Translation: Investigation on the recovery of antimony trioxide and titanium dioxide from mixed WEEE plastic fractions) (Master Thesis)

Author(s): L. Popp
Published in: 2016

Rückgewinnung des Polymerblends PC/ABS aus Kunststofffraktionen des Elektroaltgeräterecyclings (translation: Recovery of PC/ABS polymerblends from WEEE plastic fractions) (Master Thesis)

Author(s): Wolff, F
Published in: 2016

Recovery of antimony trioxide and titanium dioxide from mixed plastic fractions of WEEE recycling in a decanter centrifuge (Master Thesis)

Author(s): Zimmermann, D
Published in: 2016