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Collector ordered to pay restitution for California fraud

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The owner of an e-scrap collection company will pay restitution after pleading guilty to fraudulent business practices. | VN Photo Lab / Shutterstock

The owner of a defunct Orange County, Calif. company must pay more than $150,000 in restitution after investigators found he defrauded the state’s electronics recycling program.

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New Total Reclaim CEO: ‘I believe in the redemption story’

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Total Reclaim’s staff has been cut in half in recent years as the company dealt with fallout from an export scandal.

A West Coast processor that earlier this year saw its founders sentenced to prison is now being led by Bobby Farris, who has worked for a variety of recycling companies. He says the firm’s brand can be rebuilt. Continue Reading

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CRT lawsuit: Some suppliers settle, others take a stand

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Three former Closed Loop sites in Columbus, Ohio currently hold an estimated 159 million pounds of CRT glass. | Somchai Som/Shutterstock

More e-scrap companies are looking to settle in a legal battle over CRT stockpiling by Closed Loop Refining & Recovery. Another firm is mounting an outreach campaign arguing that suppliers who completed due diligence are not liable for cleanup costs.

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Some e-scrap firms pay out in CRT stockpile suit

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CRT monitors for recycling.

A number of e-scrap companies are defending themselves in court. | xfilephotos/Shutterstock

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A dozen e-scrap companies will cut checks totalling $517,000 to settle allegations they’re partially responsible for abandoned CRT materials in Ohio. Meanwhile, 15 other processors appear set to duke it out with landowners in court.

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