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Processor secures closed-loop plastics recycling deal

Published: November 17, 2022
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Employees of KC Recycling handle PP pellets the company has processed.

KC Recycling is heavily involved in recycling lead batteries, which are roughly 4-5% polypropylene by weight. | Courtesy of KC Recycling

A British Columbia electronics recycling company has struck a supply deal allowing true closed-loop recycling of polypropylene from lead batteries. 

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ITAD provider opens Los Angeles-area facility

Published: November 9, 2022
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NCS Global's Inglewood, Calif. facility exterior.

NCS’s Inglewood, Calif. facility began operations in mid-October. | Courtesy of NCS Global

NCS Global has opened a facility in the Los Angeles area, allowing the company to directly provide services to West Coast customers that it’s currently relying on partners to serve. 

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Landlords in Closed Loop case to drop suit against MRM and OEMs

Published: November 2, 2022
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Under a settlement submitted Oct. 31, e-scrap processor Kuusakoski would pay an additional $1 million to the plaintiffs, on top of $6 million it has already agreed to pay in the Closed Loop case. | BCFC/Shutterstock

Under a legal settlement submitted this week, warehouse owners will drop their CRT lawsuit against Samsung, LG and MRM. E-scrap processor Kuusakoski, however, will pay another $1 million.

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Dell, IMS and GEEP USA reach settlements in Closed Loop Ohio case

Published: October 26, 2022
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Dell, IMS Electronics Recycling and GEEP USA all reached settlements in the Closed Loop Refining and Recovery case, agreeing to help fund the cleanup of abandoned CRT materials in Ohio. | PaeGAG/Shutterstock

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Another OEM and two electronics recycling companies have agreed to help fund cleanup of CRT materials abandoned by Closed Loop Refining and Recovery in Columbus, Ohio. 

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Lithium-ion battery recycling projects take off

Published: October 26, 2022
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Processing equipment inside the Princeton NuEnergy facility.

Princeton NuEnergy on Oct. 25 opened a pilot direct lithium-ion battery recycling line in Texas. | Courtesy of Princeton NuEnergy

A Princeton University recycling startup, in partnership with Wistron, brought a pilot project on-line, and Cirba Solutions secured a federal grant for a new facility, moving domestic lithium-ion battery recycling forward. 

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T-Mobile sues Belmont Trading for over $6 million

Published: October 19, 2022
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T-Mobile sign on company store.

T-Mobile USA alleges Belmont Trading owes it millions of dollars in revenue from the sales of T-Mobile’s reusable and end-of-life devices. | DCStockPhotography/Shutterstock

One of the largest wireless carriers in the country filed suit against its phone resale and recycling vendor, claiming it has been shortchanged $6.6 million.

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Li-Cycle’s Alabama facility begins commercial operations

Published: October 19, 2022
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Ribbon cutting at the Li-Cycle Alabama facility.

The Tuscaloosa, Ala. facility uses Li-Cycle’s patented technology to process full EV battery packs without dismantling. | Courtesy of Li-Cycle

Lithium-ion battery processor Li-Cycle brought its Alabama location on-line, giving the company an additional capacity of 10,000 tons per year. 

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Processor launches Southeast US footprint expansion

Published: September 19, 2022
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ATR facility exterior in Florida.

ATR is scheduled to close on its purchase and take possession of a 38,000-square-foot building on nearly 13 acres in Pensacola, Fla. on Friday, Sept. 23. | Courtesy of Google street view

ATR will open an electronics refurbishing and resale facility in Pensacola, Fla., move its Midwest headquarters to the building and then construct a separate ITAD facility on the property. 

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