An Arizona for-profit business shares electronics disassembly tips with a local nonprofit group, and a Minnesota county boosts fees it charges individuals who drop off display devices. Continue Reading
Apple settles accusations from California that it mishandled material from recycled electronics, and a writer says design innovation may have led to the Galaxy Note 7 battery issues.
Worldwide PC shipments have taken another hit, an indication of the shifting e-scrap stream in the years to come. In addition, Samsung’s problematic smartphone is going off the market.
California presses felony charges over an e-scrap company’s alleged violations of hazardous waste laws, and communities in New Jersey and Wisconsin reduce or eliminate collections because of costs.