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Metals recycling firm pushes further into e-scrap

by Jared Paben

A Washington state metals recycling company has grown its e-scrap capabilities by acquiring a facility previously owned by IMS Electronics Recycling.

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In My Opinion: The industry’s next stream to target

by Anne Peters

The Internet of Things is the latest territory that could hold promise for enterprising electronics recycling operations. The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow from $9 billion in 2015 to $24 billion by 2021 – and to $33 billion by 2027, according to recent research.

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Retailer settles lawsuit over disposal of e-scrap and hazardous wastes

by Jared Paben

The owners of Dollar General stores will pay more than $1 million to settle charges that the company sent scrap electronics, batteries and other materials to landfills not permitted to receive them.

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FROM THE PRINT EDITION

The safe way is the only way

by Rafael Reveles

Shredding operations have developed a bad reputation over the years for posing danger to workers and being ripe for regulator violations. An industry shredding expert describes some of the essential safety elements needed for a modern system.

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So you want to expand into ITAD?

by Chris Ko and Emily Gonzales

Successfully selling reusable electronics requires careful planning. Our authors provide advice for entering the business.

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