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Former president of CRT processor sentenced to prison

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After admitting to his role in a CRT-stockpiling scheme and his company’s legal troubles, an executive at defunct 5R Processors has been ordered to serve 18 months in prison.

Court gavel on a book.

Samsung supports franchise repair firm’s e-scrap collection

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Scrap electronics will be accepted free of charge for recycling at hundreds of uBreakiFix retail locations, through a new partnership with Samsung.

The sign of a UBreakIFix location in California.

Li-Cycle opens battery recycling facility in Northeast

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A lithium-ion battery recycling plant has come on-line in upstate New York.

A pile of iPhone lithium-ion batteries for recycling.

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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