This article has been corrected.
Over the past three years, fewer of California’s CRTs are going directly to hazardous waste landfills and more are flowing through intermediate glass processors, state data shows. But that may not mean more glass is ultimately being recycled.
An Iowa solid waste commission agreed to pay nearly $240,000 to help fund removal of CRT materials abandoned in Ohio, and two e-scrap operators agreed to pay lower amounts. Meanwhile, settlement negotiations continue with one of the largest suppliers. Continue Reading
NovoTec Recycling finalized contracts to ship CRT glass to smelters in British Columbia and South Korea. The total glass capacity is greater than what NovoTec sent to Glencore’s now-closed smelter.
Federal Prison Industries agreed to pay nearly $650,000 to settle allegations the organization is liable to help clean up CRT glass it shipped to Closed Loop Refining and Recovery.
We may have gotten it all wrong. After almost two decades spent on setting up a policy framework to ensure that CRT TVs and monitors were sent to proper recycling channels, millions and millions of pounds of CRTs are instead stacked in warehouses across the country. Continue Reading
KC Recycling, which prepares CRT glass for Teck’s lead smelter in British Columbia, is doubling its glass-processing capacity. The move is in response to Glencore closing its New Brunswick smelter.