The owners of Dollar General stores will pay more than $1 million to settle charges that the company sent scrap electronics, batteries and other materials to landfills not permitted to receive them.
Washington’s collection numbers continue their downward trend, and curbside e-scrap collection comes to an end in a South Carolina community.
A trucking company is suing two electronics recycling firms and a logistics provider, claiming they were responsible for a battery explosion and fire that injured employees and damaged property.
When an electronics recycling facility achieves R2 certification, stipulations of the standard extend to activities outside the walls of that building, according to a recent decision.
It has been six months since Call2Recycle launched the nation’s first extended producer responsibility program for single-use batteries in Vermont, and Carl Smith, CEO and president of Call2Recycle, is pleased with how it’s going.