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Electronics Recycling: Global Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts

  • ID: 2228028
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 351 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Aurubis AG (Germany)
  • Boliden Group (Sweden)
  • Fortune Group (USA)
  • MBA Polymers, Inc. (USA)
  • Ultromex Ltd. (UK)
  • Umicore N.V. (Belgium)
  • MORE
This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2017 through 2025. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

The report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronics Recycling in US$ Million.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 204 companies including many key and niche players such as:

AERC Recycling Solutions
Aurubis AG
Boliden Group
Dlubak Glass Company
Enviro-Hub Holdings Ltd.
Exitcom Recycling GmbH
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Aurubis AG (Germany)
  • Boliden Group (Sweden)
  • Fortune Group (USA)
  • MBA Polymers, Inc. (USA)
  • Ultromex Ltd. (UK)
  • Umicore N.V. (Belgium)
  • MORE

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Growing Volumes of e-Waste Create Pressing Need for Sustainable Handling
Electronics Recycling - A High Growth Industry
E-Waste Statistics
Table 1: Global E-Waste Generated (in Million Metric Tons) and E-Waste Generated per Inhabitant (in Kg) for the Years 2013E through 2021F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Percentage Breakdown of E-Waste Volume by Geographic Region for USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and Latin America for the Year 2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: E-Waste Generated per Inhabitant in Kg for Select Countries: 2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Global E-Waste Generated by Category (in %): 2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Key Facts about Electronics Waste Recycling
E-Waste - A Potential Mine For Secondary Resources
Market for Electronic Recycling Exhibits Significant Growth
Current and Future Analysis
Developing Countries - A High Growth Market
Stringent Regulations to Emerge as a Major Driving Force
Concerns Pertaining to Environmental Degradation and Health Fuel Demand for E-Recycling Technologies

3. MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS & ISSUES
Robust Smartphone Penetration Contributes to the Swelling e-Scrap Recycling Market
Table 5: World Market for Smartphones (2016, 2018 & 2022): Breakdown of Sales in Million Units by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Thriving Reusable Cellphones Market Reduces E-Waste
Modular Phone Concept Paves Way to Minimize E-Waste
Wearables Manufacturers Focus on Effective EOL Strategies
Collaboration: Key to Profitable Recycling
Governments Take Initiatives to Tackle E-Waste Menace
Recycling, Best Method to Resolve E-Waste Issue
Recyclers Collaborate with Device Manufacturers
Manufacturer Efforts Boost Industry Growth
Dell’s Initiative
HP
Apple
Liam: The Way Ahead
Samsung
Microsoft
Smaller and Thinner Devices Create Challenges for Recyclers
Innovative Strategies Drive Efficiency
Extended Producer Responsibility Redefines E-Waste Management
E-Waste Management Initiatives
Device Manufacturers Focus on Recyclable Products
Wooden Computer Chips - Potential to Aid E-Waste Management
Other Innovative Technologies to Reduce E-Waste Generation
Data Security: A Vital Aspect of E-waste Disposal
Developing Countries - The Common Destination for E-Waste Dumping
Low Income Countries Face the Burnt
Challenges Confronting Total E-waste Elimination
Rapid Production of Large Quantum of E-Waste Makes Management a Key Challenge
Low Commodity Price Values - A Major Challenge
Low General Public Awareness Levels Thwarts Industry Efforts

4. REGULATORY OVERVIEW
Policies for Electronic Recycling from ISRI
Regulation for Tackling Growing E-Waste Problem
Global Legislations for Electrical and Electronic Waste by Region
Basel Convention
United States
Safe Disposal of Used and Damaged Electronics
Absence of Regulatory Statutes for E-Waste Management
Europe
Asia
Australia
Product Stewardship Australia

5. ELECTRONICS RECYCLING - AN OVERVIEW
Electronic Waste (e-Waste)
Types of E-Waste
Table 6: Typical Material Composition of Select Electrical and Electronic Equipment (in %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Electronics Recycling
Overview of Electronics Recycling Organizations World Over
E-Waste Management
Recycling
Processing Techniques
Advantages of E-Waste Recycling
Environmental Encroachments of e-waste Management
Benefits of Reuse and Recycling
Electronic Waste Compounds
Compounds/Elements Found in Electronic Waste
Health Impact of Toxic Substance Traces in Improperly Disposed E-wastes
General Applications of Various Compound/Elements Used in Electronic Products
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Popular Recycling Methods
Recycling of Circuit Boards
Cooking of Circuit Boards
Acid Stripping
Burning of Plastics
Dumping of Leaded Glass
FIGURE: Steps Involved in E-Waste Recycling Procedure
Health Hazards from Select Chemicals in Electronic Products

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
eScrap Recycling - A Highly Consolidated Market
Mushrooming Startup Companies Boost Recycling Market

6.1 Focus on Select Global Players
AERC Recycling Solutions (USA)
Aurubis AG (Germany)
Boliden Group (Sweden)
Dlubak Glass Company (USA)
Enviro-Hub Holdings Ltd. (Singapore)
Cimelia Resource Recovery Pte Ltd. (Singapore)
Exitcom Recycling GmbH (Germany)
Fortune Group (USA)
Good Point Recycling (USA)
MBA Polymers, Inc. (USA)
Sims Metal Management Limited (Australia)
Stena Technoworld AB (Sweden)
Ultromex Ltd. (UK)
Umicore N.V. (Belgium)
URT (USA)
Zak Enterprises (USA)

6.2 Recent Industry Activity
Tech Dump Acquires Scrubb.IT
Recycling Launches Electronics Recycling Program Post Helena Industries Shutdown
Transpere Acquires IMS Electronics Recycling
TerraCycle US Acquires Air Cycle
Novelis to Acquire Aleris
HLS Electronics Incorporates HLS Property
Goodwill E-cycle Partners with Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin for Electronics Recycling
OfficeMax Partners with ANZRP to Provide Free E-Waste initiative
Audi Partners with Umicore and Develops Closed Loop Battery Recycling
Blue Star Recyclers Partners with Pitkin County and the City of Aspen to Handle e-Waste
NTU Singapore Partners with CEA to Develop Innovative E-Waste Recycling Technologies
Canada Launches Electronics Recycling Program in Yukon Territory
A1 Assets and Indian River County Launch First Electronic Recycling Drive
NY DEC Announces Recycling Grants for E-Waste
Elephant Equity Buys MBA Polymers
Clean Earth to Acquire AERC Recycling Solutions
MBA Polymers to Develop Waste Management and Post-Consumer Plastic Production Unit in India
EnviroLeach and Jabil Launch E-Waste Recycling Plant in Memphis
Canadian Environment and Local Government Minister Launches the New Electronic Products Recycling Program

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: World Historic Review for Electronics Recycling by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: World 14-Year Perspective for Electronics Recycling by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2019 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

8.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
E-Waste Market in the US
Key Statistics
Table 10: Average Lifespan (Years) and Weight (Pounds) of Select Consumer Electronic Products in the US (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Recycling Rates of Select Consumer Electronic Products in the US for the Years 2010 & 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Volume of Electronic Scrap Collection in the US in Million Pounds for the Years 2016 & 2022F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: US Hazardous Waste Recycling (2011): Breakdown by Recycling Management Method and Volumes Managed (Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Increasing Mobile Phone Sales and the Ensuing Discarded Items Provide Business Opportunities for Recyclers
Table 14: Smartphone Users (in Millions) in the United States: 2015-2022E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Increasing Consumer Awareness about Electronics Recycling Boosts Industry Growth
Growing Electronic Waste Woes
FIGURE: Ideal Product Lifecycle in the US
Opportunities
E-Waste Recycling Programs on Offer
Apple
Samsung
Microsoft
Other US Recyclers of E-Waste
The Annual Durham ReUse Rodeo, E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event
NYC E-Waste Recycling Initiative Touches New Landmark
Amazon Launches E-Waste Recycling Program
Improper E-Waste Management - A National Security Concern
Eco-Friendly Alternative to e-Waste Recycling
Major Challenges Confronting Consumer Electronics Recycling
Market Entry not Easy for Electronic Waste Recyclers
Other Challenges
Regulatory Overview
Governing E-Waste Management
Recycling Mandates for Certain Electronics
US Legislations on Electric and Electronic Waste
Year of E-Waste Legislations Passed by US States
Electronics Recycling Federal Authorities in North America
Disposal Ban Laws for Select US States
B. Market Analytics
Table 15: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: The US Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.2 Canada
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Electronic Waste and Recycling - An Overview
Canada Awakens to E-Waste Recycling
Greentec - One of Canada’s Most Advanced E-waste Processing Companies
B. Market Analytics
Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.3 Japan
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Electronic Waste Market Overview
Table 19: E-Waste in Japan (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of e-Waste by Source (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 20: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: Japanese Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4 Europe
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview of the E-Waste Management Market in Europe
Table 22: E-Waste Generated per Inhabitant in Kg for Select European Countries: 2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Illegal Trading of E-Waste Rampant in EU
Circular Economy Scheme
Effective Recycling to Offer Significant Savings to the European Market
B. Market Analytics
Table 23: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: European Historic Review for Electronics Recycling by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: European 14-Year Perspective for Electronics Recycling by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2019 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.1 France
Market Analysis
Table 26: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: French Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.2 Germany
Market Analysis
Table 28: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: German Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.3 Italy
Market Analysis
Table 30: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: Italian Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.4 The United Kingdom
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Facts about Recycling Market in the UK
B. Market Analytics
Table 32: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: UK Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.5 Spain
Market Analysis
Table 34: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: Spanish Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.6 Russia
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Status of e-waste Recycling
B. Market Analytics
Table 36: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: Russian Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.4.7 Rest of Europe
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Recycling Practices in Ireland
B. Market Analytics
Table 38: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.5 Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
A Snapshot of E-Recycling Market in Asia-Pacific
Table 40: E-Waste Generated by Select Countries in Asia in Kilo Tons: 2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Legislations on Electric and Electronic Waste in Asia-Pacific
Advent of Innovative Technologies Foster Growth for E-Recycling Market
Stringent Regulations Propel Recyclers to Integrate Recycling Devices
Illegal Imports of e-Waste
Australia
Tech Innovation to Convert e-Waste into Reusable Industrial Materials
China
Opportunities in Electronics Recycling Market
Chinese Regulations to Confront Electronic Waste Issues
Chinese Government Passes China WEEE
China to Step up Recycling Activities
India
Indian E-Waste Management Market to Record Strong Growth
Overview of Electronic Waste Treatment in India
Table 41: Indian E-Waste Market (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Material Composition for Electrical and Electronic Equipment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Emerging Crisis of Electronic Waste Imports in India
Table 42: Indian E-Waste Imports (2017E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Unorganized Sector Dominates Indian E-Waste Management Market
Adopting Rating System to Transform e-Waste Recycling Industry
GreenCo Rating System
The CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre
Singapore - Government Introduces Legislation to Regulate E-Waste Recycling
South Korea - Challenges from Burgeoning E-Waste
B. Market Analytics
Table 43: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.6 Latin America
Market Analysis
Table 45: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: Latin American Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.7 Rest of World
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Facts about the E-Waste Market
Increasing Trend of Electronic Waste Recycling in East Africa
South Africa - Problem of E-waste
South Africa Losing Out on Economic Potential of E-Waste Recycling
Waste Research, Development, and Innovation Roadmap
Challenges
Ghana’s Accra - A Major Market for Recycling of E-Waste
Ghana to Transform the World`s Largest E-Waste Dump
Middle East Makes Efforts for Effective Management of E-Waste
Toxic Waste Management in the UAE
Israel Surpass Annual Target for E-Waste Recycling
B. Market Analytics
Table 47: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2017 through 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: Rest of World Historic Review for Electronics Recycling Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9. COMPANY PROFILES
Total Companies Profiled: 204 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 221)

  • The United States (75)
  • Canada (9)
  • Japan (2)
  • Europe (114)
    • France (9)
    • Germany (29)
    • The United Kingdom (16)
    • Russia (1)
    • Spain (3)
    • Rest of Europe (56)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (19)
  • Africa (1)
  • Latin America (1)
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  • Aurubis AG (Germany)
  • Boliden Group (Sweden)
  • Cimelia Resource Recovery Pte Ltd. (Singapore)
  • Dlubak Glass Company (USA)
  • Enviro-Hub Holdings Ltd. (Singapore)
  • ERC Recycling Solutions (USA)
  • Exitcom Recycling GmbH (Germany)
  • Fortune Group (USA)
  • Good Point Recycling (USA)
  • MBA Polymers, Inc. (USA)
  • Sims Metal Management Limited (Australia)
  • Stena Technoworld AB (Sweden)
  • Ultromex Ltd. (UK)
  • Umicore N.V. (Belgium)
  • URT (USA)
  • Zak Enterprises (USA)
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