Schupan Electronics Recycling, a division of Schupan & Sons, Inc., is growing its processing line and has its eye on even more growth in the future.
Every day, nonprofit organizations around the country are refurbishing computers and donating many of them to underserved populations. Continue Reading
United Nations University has released a report on the problems associated with leaded glass from CRTs. The study specifically addresses disposal and recycling options and whether the leaded glass can replace raw materials.
The market for refurbished electronic devices is growing and that means more players are entering the supply chain. With that can come more risk, not just for companies buying inventory to repair, but for everyone in the chain.
A year ago, a federal official temporarily granted individuals and companies alike the right to unlock used phones and tablets. Now, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) is asking to make that ruling permanent.
Samsung has recalled 2.5 million of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to a potentially dangerous problem that has caused some of the phones to explode. While this is definitely a problem for Samsung, it’s also a problem for the e-scrap processors who might be responsible for handling the phones.
A business based in the Pacific Northwest is emphasizing the “mobile” in mobile device repair. Portland, Ore.-based iFix King brings its repair lab to the customer, fixing electronics on the spot.
Sales forecasts for PCs, tablets and smartphones have been released by International Data Corporation.
The second of quarter of 2016 bought $40 million worth of good news to Outerwall, the parent company of ecoATM and Gazelle.
If smartphone reclaimers and refurbishers think they’re busy now, just wait until 2020. The latest worldwide market analysis from International Data Corporation (IDC) focuses on the used smartphone market, and it is forecast to grow exponentially.