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ECS equipment from Texas site goes to auction

by Jared Paben

Shredding, sorting and processing machinery that was used by shuttered processor ECS Refining is being sold via an online auction.

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‘Offset’ effort connects telecoms and African e-scrap collectors

by Dan Leif

Tech companies are seeing boosted demand for environmental leadership, and e-scrap management concerns continue to mark developing countries. An enterprise in Europe is working to help out on both fronts.

E-scrap collection in Uganda.

ER2 adding 40,000 square feet to facility

by Colin Staub

A processor will expand its headquarters, bringing additional inventory storage space and consolidating its Arizona processing operations in a single location.

Rendering of ER2 facility in Mesa, Ariz.

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How the recycling industry fits into Ontario’s EPR plans

by Clayton Miller

A processor argues that one Canadian province’s move toward increased manufacturer responsibility for end-of-life electronics is beneficial to the e-scrap industry.

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E-scrap challenges in implementing a circular economy

by Mark Burrows-Smith

A leader from a group that collects material on behalf of OEMs in the U.K. explains the ambitious circular economy targets recently laid out in Europe and how they pertain to e-scrap.

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How an auction mistake led to an e-scrap venture

by Jared Paben

A small e-scrap processor in California prioritizes device reuse over recycling, a focus that yields both environmental and revenue benefits. But the company had a bit of an inauspicious beginning.

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