Supply chain automation company Apkudo announced Feb. 8 that it received $14.4 million in financing to continue to develop its connected device platform.
Hundreds of electronics recycling and reuse leaders gathered this week for a conference that explored how stakeholders have coped with COVID-19 – and detailed what comes next for the sector.
The global climate change conference taking place this month should increase its focus on end-of-life electronics management, a U.K.-based IT industry association recently stated.
The Librarian of Congress will continue allowing independent shops to legally unlock mobile phones so they can be used with any wireless carrier, increasing their resale value.
A U.S. Department of Energy laboratory and an industry association that represents battery manufacturers will collaborate to draft the first recycling standards for lithium-ion batteries.
Pandemic-spurred spending might mean more electronics entering the recycling stream, but any boost may prove a temporary exception to a long-term downward trend, one expert said during a recent presentation.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries recently affirmed its support for the “broad objectives” of the environmental justice movement, including equitable treatment for all people, positive contribution to surrounding communities, and more.