A county in West Virginia could legally allow the landfilling of electronics but is choosing not to, and an investment expert predicts continued low prices for metals commodities.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) are teaming up to provide real, comprehensive data on the global flow of used electronics.
A data-erasure company says far too many used drives are not properly wiped, and a law firm pursues a class-action lawsuit against beleaguered processor Total Reclaim.
A country in Southeast Asia investigates pollution from an e-scrap recycling plant, and LG Electronics unveils a repair-friendly smartphone in the Middle East.
Logistics experts predict the current low costs of moving recyclables from processing plants to end-use mills will continue through the end of the year.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has released its annual Scrap Yearbook, a statistical and comprehensive publication regarding the U.S. and global scrap industry.
A recent study estimated the volume of used computers and display devices traded among and exported from North American countries to the rest of the world. But the researchers encountered a lack of solid data, and they suggested ways to improve e-scrap export numbers.