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About Dan Leif

Dan LeifDan Leif is the managing editor at Resource Recycling, Inc., which publishes Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News. He has been with the company since 2013 and has edited different trade publications since 2006. He can be contacted at [email protected]

How three OEMs approach product sustainability

Published: November 17, 2022
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Speakers at a panel at the 2022 E-Reuse Conference.

The “Driving Circularity” panel included (from left) Paul Walker of Samsung, Scott Shackelford of Google, Drew Tosh from Dell and Corey Dehmey of SERI. | Dan Leif/Resource Recycling, Inc.

Leaders from Dell, Google and Samsung laid out details this week on how their companies are building strategies around repair, device longevity and more.

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Processor builds ‘eco-campus’ to leverage supply chain trends

Published: July 8, 2022
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Greenchip NY team

The staff of GreenChip’s Brooklyn, N.Y. operation, with Managing Partner Bill Monteleone on the far right. | Courtesy of GreenChip

Responding to client needs as well as market shifts around plastics and other materials, e-scrap and ITAD company GreenChip has plans to significantly expand in Virginia.

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Industry comes back together at Chicago event

Published: November 11, 2021
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A view inside the E-Scrap & E-Reuse Conference.

E-Scrap & E-Reuse 2021 drew roughly 950 attendees Nov. 8-10 to the Swissôtel in downtown Chicago. | daleyphoto.com

Hundreds of electronics recycling and reuse leaders gathered this week for a conference that explored how stakeholders have coped with COVID-19 – and detailed what comes next for the sector.

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EPA leader connects recycling and environmental justice

Published: May 6, 2021
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Aerial view of a community solid waste landfill.

At the recent ISRI2021 online conference, an EPA official touched on environmental justice issues that affect waste and recycling facilities. | Surapol USanakul / Shutterstock

The U.S. EPA’s top environmental justice official has a message for recycling operators: Don’t wait for a conflict to arise to start engaging with the community that surrounds you.

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Informal but integral

Published: September 18, 2017
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SEELAMPUR DISTRICT, NEW DELHI —

Off a narrow, sun-bleached alley, where the early summer heat stuns by mid-morning, Sakib Malik sits behind a desk in near darkness. Beside him, stacks of plastic casings from old CRT televisions arch toward the ceiling. He’s on the phone, amid another deal.

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Mexico move exemplifies Ingram Micro’s global strategy

Published: December 24, 2020
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Ingram Micro facility seen from above.

Ingram Micro’s new ITAD operation in Mexico was built inside of a 120,000-square-foot distribution warehouse. | Courtesy of Ingram Micro.

Many companies in the ITAD sector are searching for the best way to expand into international markets. For Ingram Micro, the playbook is clear: Follow the flow of new hardware.

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