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Processor takes everything from e-scrap to aerospace

Published: May 22, 2024
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Amermin’s sorting and staging facility in Del Valle, Texas, funnels a variety of materials to the main processing facility in Lampasas, Texas. | Courtesy of AMERMIN

A Texas company that started out in oil and gas drill bit reclamation has now diversified into recovering e–scrap and other industrial material streams, and it’s adding facilities to house the growth.  Continue Reading

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Nevada battery recycling operation ramps up capacity

Published: May 22, 2024
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Close up of a Lithium-Ion battery pack.

American Battery Technology Company’s 137,000-square-foot plant in Reno, Nevada is processing over 50 million pounds of material per year. | Janaka Dharmasena/Shutterstock

A company that processes lithium-ion batteries, including those sourced from consumer devices, has scaled up recycling capacity at its facility in Reno, Nevada, and is on track to process more than 44 million pounds of battery materials per year. Continue Reading

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First step in ESG reporting: Take stock of priorities

Published: May 22, 2024
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An environmental, social and governance reporting-focused session at the ISRI2024 conference in Las Vegas last month provided tips to ITAD companies looking to jump into ESG reports. | Chayanuphol/Shutterstock

Starting an in-house environmental, social and governance reporting program is a natural move for ITAD companies to make – indeed, in some ways it involves simply communicating the work these companies are already doing to meet industry certification standards and best practices.
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Stakeholders comment on CalRecycle director pick

Published: May 16, 2024
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Coming from inside the ranks of the state agency, Zoe Heller was appointed director of the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery. | Rarrarorro/Shutterstock

California’s sizable waste reduction and recycling agency has a new leader in Zoe Heller, who was recently appointed director of the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery. Industry leaders praised her integrity, thoughtfulness and collaboration skills. Continue Reading

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ITAD firm reports 2023 processing volume

Published: May 16, 2024
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Electronics collected for recycling.

TES processed 224.4 million pounds of e-scrap last year, slightly less than 234.6 million pounds it handled the year before. | Akiyoko/Shutterstock

Global ITAD company TES processed a slightly lower weight but higher quantity of assets in 2023, the company recently announced.  Continue Reading

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