At the recent Electronics Reuse Conference, Shauna L. McCaffrey of Renewed Computer Technology received the 2018 Jim Lynch Hall of Fame Award. The award recognizes her for lifetime achievement in the refurbishment and ITAD industry.
Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI) has a newly hired R2 director who brings with him extensive experience supporting Canadian electronics stewardship and certification programs.
The federal government will continue to allow the unlocking of mobile devices so they can be resold at higher values. The Library of Congress also expanded the list of items that can be unlocked.