LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UrbanMining.org, the world’s leading online urban mining brand and informational website dedicated to providing educational content on the subject, continues to provide unique perspectives on urban mining from all over the world, with one of its latest reports coming from Denmark, where the world’s first marine fuel biorefinery is being built.
The Urban Mining site, which maintains a free library of articles, news stories and how-to features about urban mining, recycling and the environment, also recently reported on other global environmental happenings, such as Nike’s new concept store in Shanghai built entirely out of recycled materials. The full collection of articles is available here: http://urbanmining.org/articles/.
Current perspectives on policies and procedures from around the United States and the rest of the world such as Europe, Asia, South America and other global urban mining hotspots are detailed among the site’s collection of articles, with more to come.
Urban mining, the process of reclaiming compounds and elements from products, buildings and waste, is a growing trend in recycling that has presented new job opportunities and environmental solutions. The UrbanMining.org website was designed to track the urban mining movement and help explain this relatively new phenomenon to the general public. A wealth of articles, information and the regularly updated library of news articles and dedicated features can be found at the site.
“Urban mining is a worldwide phenomenon that is only continuing to grow,” said John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, and parent company of UrbanMining.org. “With UrbanMining.org, we have vowed to help everyone interested in this movement keep an eye on what is being done in other parts of the world. The global perspectives, such as these news stories out of Europe and China that we share on UrbanMining.org are very important, as they can help us understand the successes and challenges each country faces with the glut of electronic waste and what solutions they are exploring – with urban mining being the common unifying thread.”
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the world’s largest privately held recycler of electronic waste, is R2 and e-Stewards certified to de-manufacture and recycle every type of electronic waste in an environmentally friendly manner. ERI processes more than 250 million pounds of electronic waste annually at seven locations serving every zip code in the United States. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-884-8466 or visit www.electronicrecyclers.com.