2022 Global Insights on Recycling Programs for e-Cigarettes, Heated Tobacco Products, and Vaporizers Business – ResearchAndMarkets.com

2022 Global Insights on Recycling Programs for e-Cigarettes, Heated Tobacco Products, and Vaporizers Business – ResearchAndMarkets.com
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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Overview of Recycling Programs for e-Cigarettes, Heated Tobacco Products, and Vaporizers Business for 2022 and Future Prospects of Electronic Devices & Consumables Development” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Every year, 44.7 million tonnes of e-waste is generated around the world – containing up to US$ 65 billion worth of raw materials like gold, silver and platinum sent to landfill. The amount of global e-waste is expected to increase by almost 17% to 52.2 million tonnes in 2021, or around 8% every year. Vape products are e-waste since they contain lithium-ion batteries & a heating element. Disposing of e-waste is a considerable challenge due to the many different types of chemicals and materials in these products. Electronic vape products present at least two problems, as their vaporizers contain a circuit board, which can contain plastics and heavy metals and they also use lithium-ion batteries. There are no direct regulations for recycling or utilization of e-cigarettes, heated tobacco products, vaporizers and cellulose acetate filters as product items in the EU, USA, China and Japan. There is legislation that regulates waste management and e-waste in particular. But e-cigarettes, HTPs and vaporizers are not covered by any one of the categories of electrical and electronic equipment that cause waste. Big Tobacco has its own recycling programs and recycling targets for the nearest future: PMI established two hubs in Europe and Asia that inspect, process, and separate materials from electronic devices for recycling. Effective recycling rate of IQOS devices increased from 30% in 2018 to 40% in 2020. Target of recycling is 80% by 2025. BAT replaces plastic elements of vapor products with pulp-based alternatives. The share of recycled waste is 79-80% in 2019-2021. Target of recycling is 95% by 2025. JTI launched a return scheme of used devices through…

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