At his current rate, the former CEO of 5R Processors will fully pay off his $2 million in court-ordered e-scrap abandonment restitution in roughly 1,200 years. Knowing that, Wisconsin lawmakers just approved allocating another $2 million in public funds to clean up the mess. Continue Reading
Several million dollars worth of equipment upgrades at GreenChip over the past year-plus have included a bolstered operation for processing CRT glass, the company’s managing partner said. Continue Reading
Pandemic-era business conditions and the closure of a CRT outlet contributed to eLoop violating CRT accumulation rules last year, the CEO said. Now, the processor and regulators are working out a mandatory plan to clear out the stockpile. Continue Reading
Kevin Shibilski, who led Wisconsin-based 5R Processors, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for a tax crime. The action was part of a plea deal that resulted in prosecutors dropping CRT-related charges.
Changes in the electronics recycling stream persuaded URT Solutions to expand the capabilities of its Oregon plant, allowing the facility to process various other device types.
E-scrap materials, including CRT glass, sit abandoned in rural Wyoming, with the site’s former owner in prison and regulatory agencies still working to determine who should handle a cleanup.
When Global Environmental Services failed, the processor left CRT messes at multiple sites in two states. Years later, with the former owner in prison, government officials are nearing the last of the warehouse cleanups.