Some New York residents now get curbside e-scrap collection service, and an article argues that Liam, the iPhone deconstructing robot, may not be your best option for recycling.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) suggested several amendments to an e-scrap reform bill that would hand greater program control to manufacturers. The state’s recycling community said it objected to the changes.
California presses felony charges over an e-scrap company’s alleged violations of hazardous waste laws, and communities in New Jersey and Wisconsin reduce or eliminate collections because of costs.
California aims to raise the recycling fee it charges buyers of new electronics, and Illinois begins to restore some of its e-scrap collection programs.