Lithium-ion battery processor American Battery Technology Company hosted U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm for a tour at the company’s Reno, Nevada, recycling facility.

Call2Recycle predicted that all-battery recycling requirements will be in place for 61 million Americans by 2027, because of recent legislation passed in multiple states.

CALPIRG, iFixit and other right to repair advocates are hosting a “Repair Independence Day” in Sunnyvale, California, on June 28 to celebrate the state’s right to repair electronics legislation, which was signed into law last year. 

Ecobat released its second sustainability report, noting that it generated almost 419,000 tons of material and recovered or recycled just over 318,000 tons of it. 

ITAD operator EPC announced Ted Coffey has been promoted to chief operating officer and Joe Prenger has been promoted to senior vice president of sales.

The Rock Falls City Council in Illinois purchased land to build an electronics recycling center.