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Report: E-scrap flows to Thailand despite ban

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In addition to the growth in e-scrap processing, the New York Times report focused on the poor conditions of some Thai recycling operations. | Wead/Shutterstock

The scrap electronics processing industry is active and growing in Thailand, according to a New York Times feature, despite the country’s move to reject imports of end-of-life devices last year.

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Certification Scorecard: Dec. 12, 2019

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Best Shredding of Edmonton, Alberta and e-End of Frederick, Md. achieved one or more of the following NAID AAA certifications: physical destruction of hard drives, physical destruction of solid state devices, over-writing of physical hard drives, over-writing of solid state devices or degaussing. 

E-End and Good Used Electronics of Frederick, Md. achieved R2:2013, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. 

Sims Recycling Solutions of Noida, India achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification.

Visit our archive to view previous editions of the scorecard.

 

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Company advances technology for low-grade PCBs

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The PCB Scrap Recovery system is designed specifically to process low-grade circuit boards. | Courtesy of PCB Scrap Recovery.

A Mexican engineering firm has developed a printed circuit board processing system marked by low resource use and simplicity. The company recently patented the process and is looking for partners.

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