Recom becomes 1st e-Steward in Asia

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Recom – 1st e-Steward in Asia – with support from Arcadian Solutions e-waste WEEE

e-Waste Academy

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

This week Libby Chaplin will be an invited expert at the United National University second e-Waste Academy Managers Edition in El Salvador.    This unique program focusses on collaborative learning using science-based solutions, policy development and e-waste  system design.   Attended by policymakers as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises (mostly recyclers, refurbishers and collectors).

South Korean company pursuing e-Stewards certification

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

The e-Stewards certification is now expanding beyond the US and Arcadian Solutions is supporting a recycling company in South Korea to establish their e-Stewards Management System.  This will represent one of the first companies to pursue certification outside the US, Canada and the UK.

The Australian Connection

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Arcadian Solutions is excited to be presenting to the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo with John Gertsakis – Chief Sustainability Officer with Infoactiv in Melbourne in November 2013.  The presentation will see Libby and John discuss international perspectives on responsible e-waste management highlighting how this applies in the Australian context.

e-Scrap 2013

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Arcadian Solutions and GraceStone Inc will be presenting the results of the updated the 2012 international survey “The Role Of Standards & Certification In Leveling The Playing Field For Responsible  End-of-life Electronics (EOLE) Management”to the e-Scrap conference in Orlando, Florida 2013.   The results are extremely interesting and highlight the pressing issues facing the electronic waste and asset management […]

Electronic Waste Perceptions

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Arcadian Solutions and Gracestone Inc have resurveyed the e-waste industry to update the 2012 survey “The Role Of Standards & Certification In Leveling The Playing Field For Responsible  End-of-life Electronics (EOLE) Management” with results from 2013.  Stay tuned for results!

E-waste Implementation Study

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Arcadian Solutions joins the team lead by ABT Associates and Gracestone Inc to conduct field research into the US electronic waste certification process.  The results will inform the US EPA strategy for managing electronic.   The ABT team is observing electronic waste certification audits in practice to evaluate the effectiveness of the auditing process.

Leveling the playing field

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

In partnership with Anne Peters, GraceStone Inc, Libby was recently successful in having a paper accepted by the 12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2013 in Austria.  The paper will present the recent research conducted by Arcadian Solutions for the International Sustainable Development Foundation and discuss the role of standards in leveling the playing field for […]

Apple rejoins EPEAT Green Electronics Registry after public pressure

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

This week saw Apple abandon its participation in the EPEAT green electronics registry, only to find that customers do value environmental performance.  Apple CEO Bob Mansfield said on their website “We’ve recently heard from many loyal Apple customers who were disappointed to learn that we had removed our products from the EPEAT rating system” July, 2012. […]

Arcadian Solutions joins EPEAT Green Electronics Product Verification Committee

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Recently Libby applied and was accepted as a new member of the Product Verification Committee (PVC) for EPEAT® – the global registry for greener electronics.    EPEAT’s vision is “A world where the negative environmental and social impacts of electronics are continually reduced and electronic products are designed to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainability”. EPEAT® provides […]