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