A Portland, Ore. commissioner announced the city would be donating its old computers to nonprofit Free Geek to be redistributed, urging businesses to do so too. Continue Reading
Researchers in Minnesota recently estimated what a statewide 100% e-scrap recycling rate would look like in terms of metals recovery, finding that it would generate 78.6 million pounds of metals worth $2.8 billion. Continue Reading
Over the past several years, a handful of Oregon counties decided to switch to curbside battery collection to avoid fires. Universal Recycling Technologies has been processing some of the collected tonnage.
A Twin Cities-area processor won an electronics recycling and repair contract with the second largest county in Minnesota, a deal that comes as the company undergoes a rebrand.
The city of Milwaukee collected 14% less e-scrap at its drop-off centers last year than the year before, marking the continuation of a trend of falling collection weights.