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NY processor deepens focus on environmental reporting


E-scrap and ITAD firm Sunnking has changed its name to reflect the wider suite of services the company performs beyond asset recovery. Among those services, the company is highlighting the sustainability metrics it reports for clients, which is a growing trend throughout the asset recovery sector.


Robotics and e-scrap firms receive battery-focused funds


Projects by e-scrap processor ERI, robotics supplier AMP and multiple national laboratories were among the numerous battery recycling efforts to receive a combined $62 million in government funding made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

EV battery pack.

Nonprofit director sentenced for e-scrap grant fraud


The former head of a Nebraska nonprofit will serve four months in prison after she admitted to submitting fraudulent documents to secure public grant funds meant for electronics recycling collection events.


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Still a top priority

by Bob Johnson

The pandemic has shifted many realities in the ITAD business, but data security compliance remains a critical component of profitability.


Handling a hazard

by Thaddeus Puccini

Lithium batteries are a well-known danger in the disposal stream and efforts have been made to isolate them. But once batteries are set to be sent to a proper downstream processor, operators encounter plenty of other complications around packaging and shipping.

Close up of a Lithium-Ion battery pack.

Q&A: Coordination across continents

by Dan Leif

Two ITAD leaders at a service provider with facilities in 14 countries say smart use of technology and motivated managers in each region are central to developing a sustainable global strategy.


First Person Perspective: Are you destroying SSDs correctly?

by Serdar Bankaci

The president of ITAD firm CyberCrunch discusses why SSDs present a new frontier in the world of data destruction, and he offers advice for avoiding pitfalls.

Drilled drive example from CyberCrunch

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