What’s important to consumers who are considering purchasing refurbished mobile phones? Recent research offers some insights into that secondhand device market.
Nearly 300 IT product refurbishing experts convened in New Orleans this week to consider industry trends and to address barriers to growth. The event was the 14th annual Electronics Reuse Conference, now operated by the consulting firm E-Reuse Services.
A company that manages mobile phone take-back programs has invested more than $1 million in a new processing site and plans to hire hundreds of workers in the coming months.
The EPEAT sustainable electronics program now includes mobile phones, providing assurance to buyers that the qualifying devices meet certain standards for end-of-life management.
California officials are inviting industry players to participate in a survey regarding possible changes to the state’s e-scrap recycling program.