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Processor partners with emerging battery recycler


ERI entered a partnership to supply Redwood Materials with batteries and solar panels for downstream processing.

Puzzle pieces held apart in front of sun glare.

Resale market powers revenue boost for Texas company


A family of Dallas-area electronics processors enjoyed surging revenues and profits from the device resale business last year while the commodities recycling business grew at a slower rate.

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Some metal pricing slumps as China reduces investment


Copper and other battery inputs have fallen in price over the last month, a shift tied to China’s COVID-19 recovery.

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A state program experiment

by Jason Linnell

The legislated e-scrap collection system in Illinois has undergone significant changes in recent years, and the results are starting to become clear. Here’s a look at how manufacturer requirements have shifted from pounds to geographic coverage and what it all might mean for other state programs in the U.S.


Creating the culture

by Tony Martins

To make safety an ongoing priority at recycling operations, training, management buy-in and smart procedures all play a role. Two industry leaders discuss strategies companies can use to keep evolving this critical area of their businesses.


Setting some boundaries

by Dan Leif

How exactly do we define the term ITAD? With enterprise needs expanding and the pool of service providers growing, that is becoming an increasingly critical question.

A phone opened for repair.

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