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In My Opinion: It’s time to talk about landfilling CRT glass

Published: July 14, 2016
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CRTsThe current drive to recycle or repurpose CRT glass is leading the e-scrap industry into uncharted territory. CRT glass has lost its marketability and, with that, the e-scrap industry has lost its answer for the recycling of the CRTs.

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In My Opinion: New Jersey recycling community demands program updates

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Electronics recycling in just a few years in New Jersey has gone from a highly successful and widespread program that processed worn-out televisions and computers to one where a growing number of e-scrap collection sites are being abandoned.

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Stakeholders sound off on possible program shifts

Published: November 2, 2017
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Lawmakers hear testimony from Ned Eldridge of eLoop (left), Michele Nestor of Nestor Resources and Bob Bylone of the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center.

Manufacturers say proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s e-scrap program would make it the worst in the country from an OEM perspective. Proponents, however, note the bill fixes dire problems that have led to rampant CRT dumping statewide.

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