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Interesting information about the informal waste sector in Ghana.
A recent study commissioned by the ReSoCart project found that the majority of bulk users, in particular 70% of businesses in Ghana, are using laser printers instead of inkjet printers.
What are the legal differences in handling used toner cartridges between Germany and Ghana?
Toner cartridges are an important component of laser printers that contain toner (a fine powder) that is transferred to paper to produce text and images.
A notification applies to one waste (stream) and a maximum quantity to be determined and must be submitted to the competent authority prior to the shipment.
A producer or holder of waste is allowed to commission a third party to fulfil its recovery and disposal obligations. It is important that the commissioned third party has the necessary reliability.
A simplified form of transboundary movement of waste applies to ‘green-listed’ waste, which can be shipped across borders without any further time-consuming permits.
Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste contains, in particular, rules for transboundary shipments of waste.
EPR compliance is standard, but there is often a lack of understanding and personnel to implement and handle it.
Since the beginning of 2023, operators of online marketplaces had to check whether the manufacturer is not or not properly registered with Stiftung ear.
ECOLOGICON GmbH is actively engaged in the CE-RISE project. Especially in the areas of reverse logistics and recycling of end-of-life (EoL) electrical equipment …
Significantly more technical input, intuitive handling and advanced design: Since January 1, 2023, the ECOLOGICON website is completely new and revised.
“News in the circular economy” is the name of the new event organised by the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and describes it in the following terms …
News on ElektroG3: From 01.01.2023, innovations to the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act, or #ElektroG for short, will be implemented and legally binding.