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What international law says about e-scrap trading

by Bobby Elliott

With the U.S. e-scrap industry continuing to rely on the export market, companies are not only contending with domestic laws and certification requirements – they’re navigating a wide range of complex and unique international laws as well.

Tracking service launched to provide eyes downstream

by Jared Paben

A U.S. company has begun providing an e-scrap tracking service so processors and OEMs can see where their downstream vendors are sending devices. One processor is already regularly using the service.

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California plans substantial changes to its state program

by Colin Staub

It’s been 15 years since California’s e-scrap program was launched, and those years have brought significant changes to the end-of-life device stream. Now, administrators of the country’s first state program have adopted an a vision for the future.

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Proprietary processes help Colt weather tough markets

by Jared Paben

A New England-headquartered e-scrap company has leaned on staff members’ education and experience to optimize processes and maximize metals recovery. That has helped Colt Refining and Recycling succeed despite decreased metals concentrations and falling values.

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What the future may hold for electronics recycling

by Carole Mars

A recent report took a wide look at the rapidly shifting e-scrap stream in the U.S. One of the study’s authors outlines the major trends determining the evolution of electronics going forward.

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Ensuring responsible recycling across the Great White North

by Jay Illingworth

A single industry-led group now manages regulated electronics recycling in nine of the 10 Canadian provinces. That system has led to streamlined collection and recycling efforts, and it could serve as a template for effective EPR structures in other jurisdictions.

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