E-waste tin recovery success for EnviroLeach

Canadian e-waste recycler EnviroLeach have released new results showing that their environmentally friendly, cost-efficient process consistently recovers over four fifths of tin contained in circuit boards. The processed concentrate from crushed boards had an average...

Bacteria recover tin from e-waste

A team at Coventry University, UK have demonstrated the potential to recover tin from e-waste using bacteria. The team’s initial results demonstrate that tin recovery from a printed circuit board (PCB) sample can reach 100%. E-waste is the fastest growing waste...

EnviroLeach recovers tin from e-waste

EnviroLeach is a Vancouver based company that recover metals from e-waste using a water-based solution. This month, the company announced a new technological advancement that allows cost-effective extraction of tin from end-of-life printed circuit board assemblies...

Tin makes electricity from algae

Research by a team from Firat University, Turkey has shown that tin coated copper can generate electricity from algae using a ‘multi-anode sediment microbial fuel cell’ (SMFC). The fuel cell recorded a high-power density of 2,965mW/m2 – the highest...