For two years, media outlets around the globe have covered China’s National Sword recyclables import restrictions. Now, China is threatening to wield its trade sword for a different purpose: cutting off rare earth exports to the U.S.
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Metech Recycling, which operates five U.S. sites and encountered CRT storage issues recently, has been acquired by a group of investors associated with First America Metal Corp.
Two government initiatives looking to energize the lithium-ion battery recycling sector have officially launched, offering prize money to recycling entrepreneurs and a dedicated laboratory to house research projects.