Jared Paben has been a staff writer and photographer at Resource Recycling since December 2014. Most of his earlier career was spent as a reporter for the daily newspaper in Bellingham, Wash., but he also has experience working for the Oregon volunteerism commission and for Oregon nonprofits serving low-income populations. He can be contacted at [email protected]
Nearly 720 facilities worldwide are now certified to R2. As the electronics recycling standard approaches its 10-year birthday, E-Scrap News takes a look at the factors that have shaped the standard’s growth of late.
A recent write-up from a U.K. electronics trade group leader makes a cogent argument for why electronics engineers have a key role to play in ensuring devices are repairable and recyclable.