U.K. technology retailer Currys will offer vouchers to customers for turning in old devices.

Britain’s Royal Mint provided more details on its project to build a facility to extract gold from e-scrap by 2023, using Canadian company Excir’s metals recovery technology. 

A partnership between Starry, Ziff Davis and Human-I-T will provide affordable refurbished laptops for low-income residents in Boston; New York City; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; Denver; and Columbus, Ohio.  

California prosecutors reached a settlement with auto recycling companies over allegations they illegally disposed of electronics and hazardous materials. Pick-N-Pull Dismantlers settled for $2.5 million and used car business Copart settled for $800,000. 

Sunnking has selected five finalists for a contest to name its e-scrap shredder: Shreddie Van Halen, Shreddy Krueger, Slim Shreddy, Sir Chomps-a-Lot and Shreddy Munster. Public voting is available at sunnking.com/contest through April 13. 

The Fair Repair Act has been introduced in the U.S. Senate, following the introduction of a similar right-to-repair bill in the House last June.