Glencore and equipment supplier Elokon published a case study detailing how proximity detection technology reduced workplace safety incidents at the company’s Rhode Island facility, where e-scrap is shredded and prepared for smelting and refining.

Illinois’s Portable Battery Stewardship Act was signed into law. It sets up a stewardship program for small- to medium-sized portable batteries, particularly lithium-ion batteries. 

Scrap Management Industries opened a new corporate headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, celebrating 51 years of operation.