An expert outlines the small-business benefits of buying used devices, and a massive recycling facility is scheduled to come on-line in the Middle East this year.
Scotland authorities fine a man for attempting to export e-scrap to Nigeria, and Hong Kong will charge fees to electronics importers to pay for end-of-life recycling services. Continue Reading
A state-of-the art electronics recycling facility opens in Sweden, and a retailer in Sri Lanka offers e-scrap drop-off.
Samsung has recalled 2.5 million of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to a potentially dangerous problem that has caused some of the phones to explode. While this is definitely a problem for Samsung, it’s also a problem for the e-scrap processors who might be responsible for handling the phones.