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DHL launches comprehensive asset management service

Published: October 26, 2022
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DHL truck parked on a city street.

DHL’s turnkey service includes a customer portal for easy label printing and return. | Christian Mueller/Shutterstock

International logistics company DHL is leveraging its 1,200 worldwide sites to bring electronics resale, refurbishment and recycling services to the 140 countries it operates in. 

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Blueprint for circularity highlights recycling

Published: October 19, 2022
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Laptops stacked for resale or recycling.

Drawing on more than 80 experts from 40 companies, the Circular Electronics Partnership (CEP) roadmap is structured around six pathways for circularity in the electronics value chain. | R.Moore/Shutterstock

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The Circular Electronics Partnership’s plan for a circular electronics chain takes a close look at barriers and solutions at every stage, laying out what needs to be done by manufacturers, governments and other organizations. 

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Partnership boosts Redwood’s e-scrap collection efforts

Published: September 15, 2022
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Redwood-Rotary collection event.

Redwood Materials provides guidance, collection drums and other materials to Rotary Clubs around the country that want to host collection events for lithium-ion batteries and any devices that contain rechargeable batteries. | Courtesy of Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials is tapping into the outreach and organizing power of Rotary Clubs, allowing the major lithium-ion battery processor to collect household e-scrap and batteries from across the U.S.

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South Carolina e-scrap overhaul signed into law 

Published: July 14, 2022
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E-scrap collection in South Carolina is set to undergo some major modifications. | Jon Bilous/Shutterstock

South Carolina’s e-scrap program will be seeing significant changes in the coming year after the governor signed House Bill 4775 into law.  Continue Reading

‘One for one’ project pairs new phones with old

Published: June 23, 2022
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Closing the Loop is partnering with Vodafone Germany to scale up its collection of broken phones in African countries for recycling. | Xolodan/Shutterstock

Vodafone and Closing the Loop have partnered together with the goal of recycling one used device from a country that lacks formal recycling capacity for every phone Vodafone sells in Germany.

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Here’s how local leaders feel about one state program

Published: June 23, 2022
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Electronics recycling collection event.

The Washington Department of Ecology asked over 100 governments to fill out a survey on e-scrap program effectiveness. | Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock

Washington state’s e-scrap program released a report outlining the sentiments of community officials when it comes to collection convenience and more. Meanwhile, Wisconsin’s E-Cycle program awarded a round of grant funding.

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Session focuses on recycling batteries big and small

Published: May 25, 2022
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Wireless headphones and charging case.

A presenter at NERC’s Spring 2022 Conference noted wireless headphones among the many battery-containing devices that are challenging for recycling processors. | aperturesound/Shutterstock

The looming wave of lithium-ion batteries that will need to be recycled generated an engaged discussion at the Northeast Recycling Council’s Spring 2022 Conference.

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