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Cleanup begins at shuttered facility in New England

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Material inside the facility formerly operated by eWaste Recycling Solutions in Lewiston, Maine.

Processor eWaste Recycling Solutions, which handled a sizable portion of Maine’s regulated material, has closed. Over 1 million pounds of leaded CRT glass and a substantial stock of intact devices remain at its former site.

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Public money will fund GES cleanup in Kentucky

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CRTs and other material in a hole at a site in Georgetown, Ky.

In 2015, GES dug a hole behind its Georgetown, Ky. facility and filled it with e-scrap, including leaded glass, and other materials.

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.

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Leaders weigh in on CRTs and other pressing issues

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Presenters on stage at the 2018 E-Scrap Conference.

Participating in the E-Scrap Conference’s opening plenary were (from left to right) Tricia Conroy, Corey Dehmey, Dan Leif, Kevin Dillon and Bernie Lee.

Customers understand they need to pay fair prices for proper downstream management of CRTs, ERI’s Kevin Dillon said. But when he quotes 25 to 35 cents a pound to recycle a printer, they look at him like he’s crazy.

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