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A look at industry’s recent bevy of bankruptcies

by Colin Staub

In the wake of recent news that PCCR had filed for Chapter 7, we offer a timeline of significant cases that have hit e-scrap of late.

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OEM collection obligations significantly reduced in Oregon

by Colin Staub

Several years of lagging recovered material totals have led leaders of Oregon’s e-scrap program to slash weight targets for manufacturers beginning next year.

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Notorious ’60 Minutes’ e-scrap executives re-sentenced

by Colin Staub

The e-scrap export criminal case involving Colorado’s Executive Recycling has seen recent developments after being tied up in appeals for the past four years.

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Getting the lay of the e-plastics recycling land

by Bobby Elliott

Despite the technical and market challenges to recycling e-plastics, efforts are afoot to boost domestic reclamation of the relatively low-value material.

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.

E-Scrap News September 2016

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