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Regency, ‘bullish’ on sector growth, acquires competitor

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Regency Technologies has purchased GEEP USA and GEEP Costa Rica, giving the already-large processor facilities in Michigan, North Carolina and Central America.

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UNICOR agrees to Closed Loop CRT settlement

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Federal Prison Industries agreed to pay nearly $650,000 to settle allegations the organization is liable to help clean up CRT glass it shipped to Closed Loop Refining and Recovery.

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Company advances technology for low-grade PCBs

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A Mexican engineering firm has developed a printed circuit board processing system marked by low resource use and simplicity. The company recently patented the process and is looking for partners.

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FROM THE PRINT EDITION

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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