The New York Times is taking a hard look at how the growing volume of electronic scrap is processed. Specifically, the article tracks CRT televisions and monitors as they move through the waste and recycling stream.
Arrow Electronics has opened a new IT asset disposal facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The site will be fully operational by May and provide asset recovery, data security, testing, parts management and recycling services.
A report from Transparency Market Research offers a new forecast on the Chinese e-scrap recycling and reuse market through 2017. The report looks at regional trends and forecasted recycling volumes for a variety of product types, ranging from small handheld devices to large appliances. The report is available for purchase here.
The National Association for Information Destruction has elected new members of the organization's board of directors. Chris Isabel of i-Secure has been elected president, Steve Richards of CSDS has been elected treasurer, and John Anderson of Shred 360 and Michael Massaro of Iron Mountain have both been elected directors.
The National Recycling Coalition in partnership with the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center will host a free webinar on electronic scrap collection and state recycling legislation, to be held April 16 at 1:30 p.m ET.