The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced that its North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) is working with multiple universities to study recovery and recycling of flame retardant materials used in plastics, including e-plastics.

Electronic Recycling Solutions (ERS), a Tennessee nonprofit e-scrap operation, announced it will send all collected devices to Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations for reuse or recycling. ERS, which employs adults with disabilities, is currently expanding across Tennessee.

Pennsylvania State University researchers explored the use of plant cellulose to separate neodymium found in e-scrap.

Sustainability certification organization TCO Development launched TCO Certified generation 9, the latest edition of the TCO certification program.