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16 MARCH 2023


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About the Event

Waste & Recycling MEA presents a 3-day Confex comprising Metals, Paper and Electronics & Battery Recycling (14-16 March 2023).

The Electronics & Battery Recycling Confex MEA to be held on 16 March 2023 will be presented in an in-person format after two years of virtual gatherings. The conference in its new format provides regional and global market insight to delegates from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region and beyond. The event builds upon two successful editions of the conference organised by Waste & Recycling MEA and Recycling Today Media Group.

WEEE is considered to be one of the fast-growing waste streams worldwide, and electronics scrap and spent batteries present serious environmental challenges, but they also provide great opportunities to recover and preserve valuable resources. As an exclusive forum for the electronics and battery recycling industry, the EBRC offers immense opportunities as international experts explore the latest market trends, challenges, investment opportunities and growth trajectory that will help improve competitive advantage of the businesses in the present scenario worldwide.

Prominent industry players will examine how the businesses can collaborate and strategise to overcome the hurdles and continue to progress, especially considering the rapidly changing business environment, regulatory requirements and varied conditions of trade, with the focus now shifting to circular economy models.

Major networking opportunities enable the industry to strengthen existing business partnerships and form new collaborations to unlock value across segments and drive sustainable growth.

By combining the best attributes of a Conference and Exhibition, the event delivers exceptional value in the form of industry insight, networking and access to information on the latest technologies and sustainable solutions. This creates a powerful environment for industry suppliers, traders and all other stakeholders to leverage sponsorship and exhibit opportunities to drive their brand’s visibility and reach.

Delegates can register for one session, or the entire event.

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2021 EDITION (International Recycling Week)

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Attendee Profile

The event will witness 500+ international industry professionals from the paper, metals, e-scrap and ELV. The Conference’s interactive panel discussions provide an opportunity to exchange views and ideas not only with manufacturers, recyclers, traders, retailers, waste management companies, developers, construction companies and technology providers, but also with other important stakeholders such as government authorities and the end consumers, among others.


  • Original electronic equipment and battery manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Distributors and Retailers
  • Waste management companies
  • Indentors
  • Recycling / Reuse & refurbishment companies
  • E-scrap and battery collection and take-back agencies
  • Technology providers
  • Plastics recyclers and traders
  • Ferrous and nonferrous metals recyclers and traders
  • Municipal authorities
  • Government authorities and Environment agencies Associations
  • Consultants & Research institutes
  • Software solutions & Banks


Middle East, Africa, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, China, Europe


09:00-10:00 Registration Open/Coffee
10:00 - 10:10 Opening Remarks
10:10 - 10:30 Keynote Address
10:30 – 11:30 Panel Discussion
Closing the Loop – Emerging issues in electronics recycling

11:30 – 11:50 Presentation:
Key Concerns and Approaches to WEEE Plastics Recycling

11:50 – 12:35 Panel Discussion
Meeting the demand for battery materials in a Circular Economy
12:35 – 12:55 Case Study:
Innovation in battery recycling technology
12:55 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Panel Discussion
Rethinking the response: Changing scenarios in urban mining and e-scrap exports
14:45 – 15:30 Panel Discussion
EPR and Circular Economy: Global perspectives
15:30 – 15:45 Networking Break
15:45 – 16:05 Presentation
EV Battery reuse and energy storage: The road ahead
16:05 – 17:00 Panel Discussion
Headwinds and tailwinds: What lies ahead for li-ion battery recycling?
17:00 Close of conference
17:30 – 21:00 Networking Reception & Dinner

2021 Speakers

Adrian Clews Managing Director
Hinckley Group
Akshay Jain Managing Director
Namo eWaste Management Ltd.
Brian Taylor Senior Editor
Recycling Today Media Group
Corey Dehmey Executive Director
SERI (Sustainable Electronics Recycling International)
Dr. John Warner Chief Customer Officer
American Battery Solutions, Inc
Justin Lemmon Co-founder & Head International Operations
Keith Anderson Chairman
E-Waste Association of South Africa
Leon Farrant Chief Executive Officer
Green Li-Ion Pte Ltd
Malcolm Whitehouse Business Development and Compliance Manager
AST Recycling
Neil Reid E-Waste Senior Operations Manager
Holoul Electronic Recycling Treatment Company
Raman Sharma Managing Director
Exigo Recycling Pvt Ltd
Rino Raj Chief Information and Digital Officer
(former COO, Energy & Battery Business)
Tata Chemicals
Thea Kleinmagd Circular Material Chains Innovator
Dr. Thomas Papageorgiou Compliance Manager
Anamet Recycling Industry SA
Venkatesha Murthy Managing Director
Vans Chemistry Pte Ltd


An international line-up of expert speakers will present views, insights and advanced technologies to extract maximum value from WEEE. Experts from the electronics and battery recycling sector will throw the spotlight on new business models with focus on circular economy and their critical role in reducing waste and preserving resources.

  • Connect with key industry leaders, recyclers, traders, government entities, and other industry groups and experts.
  • Hear the latest analysis and gain a deep understanding of e-scrap and battery markets.
  • Thought leadership insights on the future of waste electrical and electronic equipment recycling.
  • High-level networking opportunities.
  • Witness and learn about modern equipment and technologies that are changing the industry.
  • Shell Scheme Stand - A stand of 9sqm (3x3) includes:
  • 2/3 side wall partition (white laminated octonorm panel -1 mtr width x 2.5 mtr height )
  • Fascia with company name and stall number on a vinyl sticker
  • 1 lockable cabinet, 1 table and 2 chairs
  • One power socket (single/three phase)
  • Three spot lights
  • 9 sqm carpet and 1 waste paper basket
  • All Shell Scheme stands come in multiple of 9 sqm


Our unique Recycling Connect programme allows delegates to make prior appointments by sending meeting requests to potential customers, allowing you to organize a meeting schedule before the event! This is only open to registered delegates, so be sure to register early so you are not left out!

This powerful tool is open to all of our exhibitors and sponsors, so reserve early for the widest opportunity to network in advance of the onsite activities.













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