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Total Reclaim owners hit with federal criminal charge

by Colin Staub

The owners of processor Total Reclaim have been charged with federal conspiracy crimes, marking the latest development in the fallout from the company’s exports of LCD devices to Hong Kong.

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Sources say Arkansas PCB refiner is closing

by Colin Staub

BlueOak Arkansas, a circuit board processing operation that received significant attention for its use of a plasma furnace, appears to be shuttering.

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Guest Q&A: Getting refurbished computers to people in need

by Jim Lynch

A longtime electronics reuse advocate and founder of TechSoup interviews Shauna L. McCaffrey, 2018 recipient of a lifetime achievement award for electronics refurbishment.

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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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