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Closed Loop CRT settlements in Arizona reach $10.8 million


A number of processors that supplied cathode ray tube glass to multiple Arizona warehouse locations leased by failed downstream outlet Closed Loop Refining and Recovery have settled in a major lawsuit filed by the landlords of the property.



Sunnking processed 23.3M pounds of e-scrap in 2023


After a rebrand earlier this year to focus on environmental, social and governance reporting, Sunnking Sustainable Solutions in New York released its first ESG report, laying the groundwork for short- and long-term goals and reporting on its 2023 numbers. 


Cyclic launches commercial test of rare earth recycling tech


Rare earth magnet recycler Cyclic Materials opened its first commercial-scale facility right on schedule, bringing 100 annual tons of recycling capacity to the market to prove its technology works at scale. 

Courtesy Cyclic Materials

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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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