Most e-scrap managers know not to shred mobile devices that contain lithium-ion batteries. But it turns out fires are a threat even when disassembly procedures are utilized.
If you’re reading this publication, you are well aware of the ultra-competitive nature of electronics recycling. E-scrap businesses must adjust to market shifts and be quick to make smart choices about pricing and material sales.
A Samsung lithium-ion battery manufacturing subsidiary is exploring investment in recycling companies to recover cobalt and other materials, as demand climbs for the metals.
An e-scrap company is accusing a Sprint subsidiary of failing to follow through on a supplier contract. The processor is asking for roughly $1.7 million in damages.
Attorneys have asked a federal judge to temporarily halt Apple’s iPhone battery recycling program, claiming the company could be destroying critical evidence in a lawsuit.