The U.S. EPA announced the winners of the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics challenge, with Dell taking awards in every category. Samsung and LG were close behind, winning in two categories each. 

E-Stewards is expanding its ADVANCE+ program to the entire certified electronics recycling and reuse industry. The program helps employers hire entry-level workers while also creating employment opportunities for people on the autism spectrum. 

Machinery manufacturer Harris is expanding its Cordele, Ga. facility with a 14,000-square-foot machine shop that will have CNC machining centers and central meeting and training spaces. 

Microsoft said it will make the Xbox console, packaging and accessories 100% recyclable by 2030. Newer models are currently 97% recyclable, the company said. 

Re-Teck announced its e-scrap recycling educational game Recycle Avengers is now available for download in the Apple and Android stores. 

Sunnking Electronics Recycling promoted Adam Shine from vice president to president. 

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Forum, which represents producer responsibility organizations, added five new members from Colombia, South Africa, Spain and Lithuania.