E-Scrap News

Our top stories from August 2016

A processor bankruptcy and metals recovery innovation caught the eye of readers last month.

The list below shows the most-read E-Scrap News online articles in August.

1 | New details on demise of Diversified
A recent bankruptcy petition and lawsuit from investors highlight the continuing troubles facing closed e-scrap company Diversified Recycling.

2 | Non-toxic leaching formula developed for e-scrap
A leaching method can effectively extract precious metals from e-scrap without using toxic chemicals, the product’s creator said.

3 | New York investigates e-scrap firm
A recycling company in upstate New York has been targeted by state officials over allegations of mishandling materials.

4 | Project looks to lift recovery of precious metals from e-scrap
A trial program in Europe is exploring more efficient ways of recovering a range of raw materials from used electronics and appliances.

5 | R2 auditing action targets illegal exports
Auditors have started conducting surprise visits of R2-certified facilities outside North America to see whether they’re following R2 standards. Meanwhile, Sustainable Electronics Recycling International, which houses the R2 standard, has started holding mandatory in-person trainings for auditors.

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