California’s right-to-repair bill for electronics awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature, and supporters are lauding the years of work it took to get to this point. Continue Reading
After years of pushing back against bills that would grant consumers the right to repair electronics, Apple announced it supports an amended version of one such bill currently in play in California. Continue Reading
The Massachusetts-based parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods was ordered by a judge to pay $2.05 million for unlawful disposal of e-scrap, batteries and other hazardous waste in California.
Improper disposal of lithium-ion batteries led to a $25,000 fine for a California recycling company after the batteries sparked several garbage truck fires.
Battery-embedded products are on track to be included in California’s Electronic Waste Recycling Act after a bill passed the Senate and Assembly.