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Nonprofit processor plans major expansion

Published: April 29, 2021
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Employees at the RecycleForce facility dismantle electronics.

RecycleForce currently processes about 10 million pounds of electronics per year, a figure set to triple with the upcoming facility. | Mark Curry / RecycleForce

RecycleForce, an Indianapolis e-scrap operation that hires formerly incarcerated individuals, will build a new facility that doubles its existing space. The project will give the organization a permanent home after it has moved several times over the years.

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Growing battery processor plans next US facility

Published: April 22, 2021
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Li-Cycle highlighted Arizona’s burgeoning electric vehicle sector as key to the location of the next facility. | Alexander Lukatskiy / Shutterstock

Lithium-ion battery recycling company Li-Cycle will build its third North American plant in the Phoenix area. The operation will be able to process up to 22 million pounds of batteries per year.

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Resale market powers revenue boost for Texas company

Published: April 1, 2021
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Echo’s resale gross profit was $9.5 million in 2020, more than double the prior year’s. | Ari N/Shutterstock

A family of Dallas-area electronics processors enjoyed surging revenues and profits from the device resale business last year while the commodities recycling business grew at a slower rate.

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Details on a fast-growing recycling and ITAD group

Published: March 19, 2020
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By acquiring CExchange, Echo Consolidated Holdings Group will now offer customers a full suite of services. | fizkes/Shutterstock

Echo Consolidated Holdings Group, a family of Dallas-area electronics recycling, ITAD and IT services companies, recently expanded into the mobile phone trade-in business by acquiring CExchange.

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OEMs and processors join global e-scrap partnership

Published: March 25, 2021
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Printed circuit boards for recycling.

The Circular Electronics Partnership is being facilitated by a handful of organizations, including the Global Electronics Council and the World Economic Forum. | Iryna Imago/Shutterstock

Dell, Glencore, Microsoft and Sims are among the founding collaborators of the Circular Electronics Partnership, a new initiative focused on boosting recovery and reuse of electronics.

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