Environmental protection at Elektro-Recycling NORD GmbH

Elektro-Recycling NORD GmbH (E.R.N.) is a wholly owned Aurubis subsidiary specializing in the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment of all kinds.

The service-oriented all-in-one solutions for waste problems guarantee conformity with the regulations of the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act. The company's customers include large national and international companies as well as small commercial enterprises. 

E.R.N. is a member of the German Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Waste Disposal (BVSE) and the Quality Community for E-Scrap in the Association of German Metal Traders and pays attention to the comprehensive reuse of resources. E.R.N. turns scrap into raw materials and thus returns recyclable materials to the material cycle in an environmentally conscious manner. 

The service catalog of E.R.N. includes the dismantling, recycling, and disposal of electrical and electronic devices and components as well as industrial production waste. 

Elektro-Recycling NORD GmbH is certified according to the environmental management system DIN EN ISO 14001. 

Measures implemented in environmental protection (milestones)
Increasing the energy efficiency of the e-waste recycling plant

Description of the measure:

  • Procurement of a new, more efficient compressed air system. 


  • Up to 32% savings in electricity consumption 

Date of completion:

  • October 2021 
Current environmental goals and measures
Reduction of filterable substances in surface water

Implementation Level / Next Steps:  

  • Procurement of laboratory equipment for improved analysis of AFS63 fraction (0.45-63µm) to determine filterable substances.  


  • Implementation around 1st quarter 2023 
Certificates Elektro-Recycling NORD GmbH
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Marcus Meyer


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