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Processor expansion accompanies greater ITAD focus

by Colin Staub

IRT is moving into a facility more than five times the size of the company’s current Minnesota site as its business model evolves.

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In My Opinion: The changing state of ITAD

by Jeremy Schaller, Exit Technologies

In the aftermath of Arrow Electronics’ ITAD business closure, a leader at Exit Technologies explains asset disposition marketplace changes and points to profit-making possibilities.

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Short circuiting the circular economy

by Rafael Reveles

Markets, freight and labor costs are all major concerns for material handlers. But a more insidious threat looms in plain sight: lithium-ion batteries that are increasingly smaller in size and hard to remove economically.

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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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