Tech companies are seeing boosted demand for environmental leadership, and e-scrap management concerns continue to mark developing countries. An enterprise in Europe is working to help out on both fronts.
As they look to attract more multinational clients, processors have realized they need to expand their footprints. A U.S. company’s recent move shows how strategic partnerships can fit into that international equation.
The organization that administers the R2 e-scrap recycling standard has elevated Corey Dehmey to the executive director role. He replaces John Lingelbach, whose exit from the group was announced earlier this year.
The U.S. EPA solid waste chief during the Obama Administration is now helping to push forward circular economy principles, and some of his work could help reshape electronics recovery in developing areas of the world.
A much-publicized legal battle over the limits of copyright when it comes to computer refurbishment appears to have reached a conclusion, with a California e-scrap operator headed to prison.