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OEM processing goals, mail-in education and reverse logistics

Published: April 15, 2021
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Intel reported the company will expand the scope of its reverse logistics program and optimize reuse and recovery of returned products. | Bandersnatch/Shutterstock

Belkin reported on its recycling progress, Dell launched a collection advertising campaign, and Intel wrote about how it works with device returns. These are a few recent developments from electronics manufacturers.

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Resale market powers revenue boost for Texas company

Published: April 1, 2021
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Echo’s resale gross profit was $9.5 million in 2020, more than double the prior year’s. | Ari N/Shutterstock

A family of Dallas-area electronics processors enjoyed surging revenues and profits from the device resale business last year while the commodities recycling business grew at a slower rate.

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Collector and broker adds e-plastics processing line

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A 100,000-square-foot facility in Spain will have the capacity to process more than 50 million pounds of e-plastics per year. | sonsart/Shutterstock

Spanish plastics recycling operation Fosimpe will enter the mixed-plastics processing sector in the coming weeks, driven not only by the global regulatory environment but by greater public interest in domestic material processing.

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Details on NERC’s diversity-building scholarship program

Published: April 15, 2021
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NERC’s Next Generation Scholarship Fund is just one of multiple conversations the group is having on the topic of diversity, equity and inclusion. | Lightspring/Shutterstock

Leaders at the Northeast Recycling Council recently explained how they’ll use a new scholarship fund to help boost racial diversity in the next generation of recycling industry professionals.

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Our top stories from March 2021

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News about who will shoulder the financial burden of removing hazardous CRT waste in an abandonment case captured clicks last month. | Boonchuay1970/Shutterstock

An investigation into a controversial e-scrap company drew readers’ interest last month, along with stories about CRT abandonments, a facility acquisition and e-plastics processing expansion.

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