Spain prepares to implement its electronics reuse targets, and activists in Bangladesh urge the government to address the issue of electronics disposal.
A state-of-the art electronics recycling facility opens in Sweden, and a retailer in Sri Lanka offers e-scrap drop-off.
Worldwide PC shipments have taken another hit, an indication of the shifting e-scrap stream in the years to come. In addition, Samsung’s problematic smartphone is going off the market.
The Irish celebrate impressive e-scrap and appliance recycling rates, and more communities in the U.K. are offering curbside e-scrap collection.
E-scrap firms in India are capable of processing about one-quarter of the e-scrap generated in the country, and a city in Ireland is enjoying an uptick in e-scrap recycling rates.