Last year, lawmakers failed to pass legislation reforming Pennsylvania’s electronics recycling program. With the introduction of a bipartisan bill this year, some of them want to take another go at it.
As New Jersey regulators implement changes to the state’s electronics recycling law, they say they have no intention of creating a statewide standard plan, according to the leader of a recycling group in the state.
Fearing a veto from the governor, Illinois stakeholders are attempting to iron out last-minute changes to legislation that would reshape the state’s e-scrap law by requiring manufacturers to fund recycling of all covered material collected through the program.
Several years of lagging recovered material totals have led leaders of Oregon’s e-scrap program to slash weight targets for manufacturers beginning next year.
Millions of electronics sit unused in Wisconsin homes, according to a report from the state’s e-scrap program, and awareness of recycling options is growing. Continue Reading
An e-scrap group that advocates for exports of used electronics has detailed a new mechanism for funding e-scrap collection in an area of the world that has long been perceived as a materials dumping ground.
TVs dominate the end-of-life stream in Washington state now more than ever. They just don’t look like they used to, with fewer CRT devices and more flat-panel displays coming in the door.