International Electronics Recycling Congress Seeking Submissions

Event will be held Jan. 18-20, 2012 in Salzburg, Austria.

  • July 19, 2011
  • Recycling Today Staff

The sponsors of the 11th International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC 2012) are seeking submissions to be presented at its upcoming conference, Jan. 18-20, 2012, in Salzburg, Austria.

The preliminary program includes sessions on:
•    Rare earth recovery
•    More products in more markets and shorter lifetimes
•    Expansion of product take-back initiatives
•    War on raw materials
•    Extended producer responsibility
•    Best available technologies and plants for WEEE recycling
•    Worldwide reports of recycling business
•    How to stop illegal export
•    WEEE recast and worldwide legal developments
•    Global harmonization of recycling standards and laws

The congress is also offering plant tours to:
•    Lighting and flat screen recycling facility
•    Electronics recycling facility
•    Steel mill with plastics recovery
•    Scrap and waste treatment plant
•    Copper smelter
•    Plastics recycling plant

Anyone who is interested in presenting papers is asked to submit a proposal before July 29, 2011.
For more information contact International Congress & Marketing, Susann Schmid at Schwaderhof 7, 5708 Birrwil, Switzerland, tel. +41 62 785 10 00, fax +41 62 785 10 05, e-mail, or visit