Residents fear a local government e-scrap collection program will harm charities, and recycling professionals describe the routes they took into the industry.
An industry executive with ties to the lone remaining glass-to-glass CRT recycling operation says the company, Videocon, will be continuing to manufacture CRT TVs and monitors for at least another three years.
The world’s only remaining glass-to-glass recycling outlet for CRTs has idled its panel and funnel furnaces in Bharuch, India for “heavy maintenance” and stopped taking CRT glass from its U.S. partner, Cali Resources, E-Scrap News has learned.
Australia is ramping up research to improve its e-scrap recycling, and a U.K. telecom expert is urging companies to boost repair and reuse.
E-scrap firms in India are capable of processing about one-quarter of the e-scrap generated in the country, and a city in Ireland is enjoying an uptick in e-scrap recycling rates.
A group in India isn’t happy with the government’s lack of e-scrap laws, and an Australian telecom company touts its e-scrap recycling rate. Continue Reading
India ramps up its e-scrap collections, and Sweden is pushing for repair over replacement when it comes to appliances and other consumer products.
India is cracking down on imports of used phones, and an e-scrap collection event in Australia sets records.