Dave Kowaleski, president and general manager of American Baler Company, retired after 47 years. Parent company Avis Recycling and Waste Equipment announced several organizational changes in the wake of his retirement. 

Apple is holding a hefty share of the secondhand market, with half of the refurbished smartphones sold globally in 2022 being iPhones, according to data from Counterpoint Research. 

Cirba Solutions signed an agreement with Honda to work together on sourcing recycled EV battery material in North America.

CSI Leasing named Brian Wahoff chief information officer and promoted Rachel Fick to senior vice president of global marketing, Kirk Kasicki to senior vice president of corporate tax and Pete Kindig to senior vice president of IT systems. 

Computer peripherals manufacturer Cyber Acoustics expanded its free wired item recycling program and partnered with FreeGeek to reuse more equipment. 

LG and Greenchip held a free Earth Day e-scrap collection event in New Jersey for local residents. 

Rad Power Bikes partnered with Redwood Materials to accept e-bike batteries for recycling at its retail locations.

Staples Canada is on track to meet its 2025 e-scrap, printer/toner cartridge and battery recycling goals.