BAN’s Jim Puckett to speak in Singapore

Basel Action Network executive director is the keynote speaker at Electronics Recycling Asia in November.

July 22, 2014
RTGE Staff
Jim Puckett, the executive director of the Seattle-based nongovernmental organization the Basel Action Network (BAN), will be the keynote speaker at 2014 Electronics Recycling Asia , taking place in Singapore Nov. 11-14. Puckett’s presentation is titled “E-Stewardship comes to Asia: Solutions and perspective from an NGO.”
Puckett also is part of a panel discussion at the forum focusing on the question “Do we need to regulate our recycling businesses even more?” Also on the panel are Kok Wah Boey of Hewlett-Packard, Steve Skurnac of Sims Recycling Solutions, Robin Wiener of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI) and Yang Yang of China-based Loyalty Equipment-Making.
Other presenters at the 2014 Electronics Recycling Asia event include:
  • Stephen Rodgers of Ericsson; 
  • Crystynna Ewe of Dell; 
  • Ronnie Tay of Singapore’s National Environment Agency; 
  • Professor Jinhui Li of China’s Tsinghua University; 
  • Thierry Van Kerckhoven of Umicore Precious Metals Refining; 
  • Stewart Brown of Johnson Matthey; 
  • Scott Venhaus of Arrow Electronics; and
  • Venkatesha Murthy of Vans Chemistry Pte. Ltd. 
The 2014 Electronics Recycling Asia event also includes a tour of the Cimelia Resource Recovery electronics recycling plant in Singapore and workshops on the E-Stewards, R2 (Responsible Recycling Practices) and Cenelec certification programs and standards.
More information on Electronics Recycling Asia, including how to register, can be found at