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How processors are easing their pain at the pump

by Marissa Heffernan and Jared Paben

Recycling industry professionals, including big names in the electronics reuse and recycling realm, explain how they’re using innovative strategies to cope with sky-high diesel prices.

Walmart launches refurbished electronics program

by Marissa Heffernan

Following other big companies such as Amazon and eBay, Walmart launched a platform called Walmart Restored for selling refurbished electronics.

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Analysis: Future to bring large copper shortfalls

by Jared Paben

Electrification is going to require huge amounts of copper in the coming decades, so much so that boosting mining, recycling and materials substitution together won’t be enough to meet demand, according to a study.

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FROM THE PRINT EDITION

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.

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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.

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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.

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