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Suit targets Closed Loop CRT suppliers in Arizona

by Jared Paben

Owners of Phoenix warehouses filed a federal lawsuit against e-scrap companies that shipped CRT materials to Closed Loop Refining and Recovery, and already two defendants have agreed to pay out roughly $1 million each.


Intel details precious metals, asset recovery initiatives

by Marissa Heffernan

Intel is trying several angles in pursuit of its goal to send zero waste to landfill, including redesign of circuit boards for easier recycling and educating consumers on how to recycle via a video game.

Intel sign outside of company building.

Proposed Exurban e-scrap smelter faces lawsuit

by Jared Paben

Owners of a farm across the road from a planned e-scrap smelter in Indiana filed a lawsuit seeking to halt the project, arguing that a facility of its type isn’t allowed by the local zoning code.

Google Streetview showing farm at right and planned smelter site at left.

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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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