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.