E-scrap facilities with R2 certification will face stricter audits beginning this year as auditors shift their focus to outcome rather than policy. Continue Reading
An Indian teenager begins collecting e-scrap after becoming sick from a nearby burning site, and collection programs get off the ground in the nations of Georgia and Kenya. Continue Reading
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.
When Sims Recycling Solutions begins talking with an IT asset disposition client, Sims staff will ask what the customer did before with its end-of-life electronics. Continue Reading
Sustainable Electronics Recycling International has started compiling and publicly posting lists of e-scrap companies with suspended, revoked, expired or reinstated R2 certifications.
The Basel Action Network has released a follow-up report to its e-scrap tracking study, detailing which firms handled material that was ultimately exported.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland have developed a process for recovering gold from e-scrap that could cut down usage of toxic chemicals.