An expert outlines the small-business benefits of buying used devices, and a massive recycling facility is scheduled to come on-line in the Middle East this year.
Colt Recycling Southeast of Hickory, N.C. has achieved the R2:2013, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications.
File Shred of Glastonbury, Conn.; Secure Destruction Service of Huntsville, Ala.; and Sims Recycling Solutions of LaVergne, Tenn. have either achieved or renewed their NAID certifications for physical destruction of hard drives.
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The Basel Action Network has released a follow-up report to its e-scrap tracking study, detailing which firms handled material that was ultimately exported.
The state of New Jersey is working to reform its e-scrap law, and lawmakers plan to have a bill to send to the governor by next month.
Logistics experts predict the current low costs of moving recyclables from processing plants to end-use mills will continue through the end of the year.
Romania remains well short of a 2021 European Union target for e-scrap collections, and Sims Metals Management brought profitability to its global e-scrap recycling business in fiscal year 2015.