The City of San Francisco has joined California's Santa Clara County, the City of San Jose and King County, Washington as the latest local government to become an e-Stewards Enterprise member. The designation means the city has committed to using only e-Stewards certified recycling firms to process its electronics.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has made several updates to its lists of registered collectors, processors and manufacturers for its state e-scrap program. Collection and processing firms added include Acme Electronics Recycling of Galion, Ohio; Arrow-Intechra of Coppell, Texas; Com2 Recycling Solutions of Carol Stream, Illinois; and RecycALL LLC of Onalaska, Wisconsin.
Wireless device recycling service eRecyclingCorps has announced its expansion into the European market. The company now offers cell phone collection in eight European countries and has relocated its headquarters facility to Brussels, Belgium.
Sims Recycling Solutions business development VP Rene St. Denis has been named the co-chair of the Basel Convention's Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment working group.
AT&T mobile phones will be getting new "eco-labels" later this year. The informative stickers will enable consumers to compare products based on their energy efficiency, presence of hazardous metals such as lead, cadmium and mercury, product packaging, and other factors according to the announcement .