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Closed Loop CRT settlements in Arizona reach $10.8 million

Published: June 13, 2024
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As of June 2024, Arizona landlords of former Closed Loop sites have recovered $10.8 million toward the cost of cleaning up CRT stockpiles left by the company. | Photo from a cleanup plan prepared by Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions.

A number of processors that supplied cathode ray tube glass to multiple Arizona warehouse locations leased by failed downstream outlet Closed Loop Refining and Recovery have settled in a major lawsuit filed by the landlords of the property. Continue Reading

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Sunnking processed 23.3M pounds of e-scrap in 2023

Published: June 13, 2024
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Sunnking Sustainable Solutions recently rebranded to emphasize ITAD, asset recovery, data destruction and environmental, social and governance reporting, and now it has released its inaugural ESG report. | SWK Stock/Shutterstock

After a rebrand earlier this year to focus on environmental, social and governance reporting, Sunnking Sustainable Solutions in New York released its first ESG report, laying the groundwork for short- and long-term goals and reporting on its 2023 numbers.  Continue Reading

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Cyclic launches commercial test of rare earth recycling tech

Published: June 13, 2024
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The Ontario-headquartered company opened in 2021 with two technologies: A magnet removal process called Mag-Xtract and a hydrometallurgical process called REEPure. | Courtesy of Cyclic Materials

Rare earth magnet recycler Cyclic Materials opened its first commercial-scale facility right on schedule, bringing 100 annual tons of recycling capacity to the market to prove its technology works at scale.  Continue Reading

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Long-running Wisconsin program reports record access

Published: June 6, 2024
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E-Cycle Wisconsin recorded its highest number of collection sites and events in the latest program year, such as this 2022 collection event in Madison, Wisconsin. | Photo by David Nevala, courtesy of E-Cycle Wisconsin

E-Cycle Wisconsin reached a long-sought milestone last year: the highest number of collection sites and events in its 14-year history. Continue Reading

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Lithion begins processing batteries from EVs and e-scrap

Published: June 6, 2024
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Lithion Technologies’ first commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Canada. | Courtesy of Lithion Technologies

A Quebec-area startup has brought its first commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility online in Canada and plans to open up shop in the U.S. very soon.  Continue Reading

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