We may have gotten it all wrong. After almost two decades spent on setting up a policy framework to ensure that CRT TVs and monitors were sent to proper recycling channels, millions and millions of pounds of CRTs are instead stacked in warehouses across the country. Continue Reading
With low values for e-scrap commodities, component harvesting can be a strategy for generating more revenue for both the client and processor. It’s a strategy our company, SMR Worldwide, uses when possible, as we have the ability to process a far broader variety of IT assets at a wider range of life cycle stages compared with competitors (SMR processes assets across 250-plus product categories, including 27,000-plus unique SKUs) in our SmartERP client portal.
In his recent opinion piece titled “Nigeria report (almost) gets it right“, Mr. Robin Ingenthron has much to say about the recent United Nations University (UNU) report regarding significant volumes of electronic waste flowing from European ports to Nigeria locked inside used automobiles. Continue Reading