Apple has been penalized by the Australian government for attempting to mislead consumers on whether device warranties are still effective once the device has been serviced by a non-Apple-authorized repair entity.
Many developments related to the Chinese recycling import market have taken place in recent weeks. The following is a look at key updates related to scrap materials, including from electronics.
Legislation supporting retrievable storage as a downstream outlet for CRT glass has advanced in Illinois, and certification standards organizations are concerned – one may even consider withdrawing its program from the state.
China supplies components for a lot of equipment used in the U.S. recycling industry, meaning tariffs on Chinese imports would be felt across many recycling sectors, according to an industry association.
It’s been 15 years since California’s e-scrap program was launched, and those years have brought significant changes to the end-of-life device stream. Now, administrators of the country’s first state program have adopted a vision for the future.
Minnesota’s state program has released data on its first full year since legislation significantly altered the program. Although manufacturer recycling obligations are up, the volume of material recycled has fallen.