Sims Recycling Solutions’ consolidation of U.S. e-scrap shredding operations yielded financial benefits and more clearly drew a line between its shredding and reuse activities. That was one takeaway from a recently released annual report.
A European project will release a data platform providing a wealth of information on changes in the end-of-life stream. The particulars can help processors better recover commodities from scrap electronics.
A former U.S. e-scrap executive pleads not guilty to federal charges related to business practices, and an infamous scrap site in Ghana grabs more headlines.
Consumers in China hold onto their old mobile phones for an average of two years after replacing them, and flame retardants in e-plastics show up in recycled products.