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June 21st - June 23rd, 2023

IARC 2023 International Automotive Recycling Congress

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Geneva, Switzerland
September 6th - September 8th, 2023

ICBR 2023 International Congress for Battery Recycling

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Valencia, Spain
January 17th - January 19th, 2024

IERC 2024 International Electronics Recycling Congress

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Salzburg, Austria

Missed out on attending our last events?

  • ICBR 2022 International Congress for Battery Recycling 



    If you have missed the congress, you can buy the virtual package and get access to the following information:

    • Session recordings
    • Presentations (PDFs)
    • Interviews with some of the key players
    • Photos
    • Company videos
    • Delegate list

    The ICBR 2022 Virtual Hub is accessible to all onsite and virtual delegates on demand until end of March 2023.

  • IERC 2023 International Electronics Recycling Congress 



    If you have missed the congress, you can buy the virtual package and get access to the following information:

    • Session recordings
    • Presentations (PDFs)
    • Interviews with some of the key players
    • Photos
    • Company videos
    • Delegate list

    The IERC 2023 Virtual Hub is accessible to all onsite and virtual delegates on demand until end of July 2023.

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ICM is renowned as the only congress organiser with Steering Committees of international experts and 28 years of delivering a world-class experience to delegates.


ICM AG is the international leader in circular economy congress organisation, specialising in vehicle, electronics and battery recycling as well as e-mobility; some of the fastest-growing markets and waste streams in the world. Headquartered in Switzerland, ICM has been organizing conferences in Europe, North America and Asia for the last 28 years. Jeanette Duttlinger, the company founder, manages a team that speaks English, Chinese,  French, German, Spanish, Italian, Serbian and Bulgarian.


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News from the recycling world

‘Zirkularität kann nicht auf linearem Denken aufgebaut werden’ – EU Magazine

Welchen Weg nimmt die EU-Abfallverbringungsverordnung?
Das war mitunter Diskussionsthema des Internationalen Elektronikrecycling-Kongresses (IERC 2023) vom 18. bis 20. Januar in Salzburg. Dabei wurden Widersprüche zur Basler Konvention deutlich. Die Klassifizierung von…

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‘Making the most of the e-car afterlife’ – Recycling International

The electric vehicle (EV) aftermarket – covering reuse, repair and remanufacturing
– could be worth EUR 4.8 billion by 2030 in Europe alone. Christoph Schön of Swiss firm LKQ Corp expects rapid growth beyond that with replacement parts having the biggest market share, mostly thanks to remanufacturing.

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‘Verzweifelt gesucht: Schrott’ – Recycling Magazine

Millionen Tonnen E-Schrott warten darauf, in den Stoffkreislauf zurückzukehren. Die effiziente Behandlung lohnt sich, die Technologien stehen bereit. Wieso geht trotzdem so viel verloren? Über diese und andere Fragen wurde auf dem International Electronics Recycling Congress in Salzburg diskutiert. Deutlich wurde dabei: Der Zugang zu urbanen Minen und anderen Quellen muss schnellstens vereinfacht werden.

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Glencore has always been a long-standing supporter of IERC and I am very impressed with the quality of people I have met here. It is a very good mix of not just an exhibition or industry networking but some of the topics being discussed are very timely, challenging and tough. There is a lot of intellectual knowledge packed in one or two days at the congress. IERC has done a good job in rooting for the cause of recycling… Watch the video testimonial



Kunal Sinha, Group Global Head of Recycling, Glencore International

Especially interesting for us are companies that are taking care of the recycling processes, and these are the people that we want to meet here and that we have already met. It is a nice event… Watch the video testimonial



Steffen Kück, Country Sales Manager, DOLAV Germany

My main clients, OEMs ask us where do we get the green materials from, and this is where we like to help them and that is why I am here. The industry is very quick and innovating, so you need to stay at the forefront so it is also educating ourselves but also bringing this knowledge to our customers. I am positive and we need to keep the positive spirit to move things forward… Watch the video testimonial



Nicole Voigt, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group

The upcoming program at IARC 2023 regarding ELV’s exiting the EU is set to be the most dynamic program that IARC has ever brought together.



Joseph M. Holsten, CEO, LKQ Corporation

We are here as every year in January, because for us is the most important conference for e-scrap in Europe and we are here to meet our business partners and to develop and maintain the business relationships… Watch the video testimonial



Frank Rettinger, Director E-Scrap Recycling, Hensel Recycling

We are always interested to get closer to the OEMs and this is why we are really present on fairs and conventions like this… Watch the video testimonial



Marc Affüpper, COO, TSR Recycling

One of the very important things is the collaboration and getting to know people in the industry, that sort of inspires collaboration, partnership, thoughts and ideas to flow. These kinds of meetings or conferences are really important achieving those outcomes… Watch the video testimonial



Alvin Piadasa, Group Sustainability Director, Strategic Account Director, TES Central Europe

It is an excellent hub for us, where we can be part of a network, make the right connections and direction for the incoming year… Watch the video testimonial



Anastasia Morozova, Senior Trader, IGNEO Technologies

We are here to build our network, have face to face interactions and introduce our solutions… Watch the video testimonial



Lauri Pesonen, Director – Solutions Sales and Development, Metso Outotec

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