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Modernizing the marketplace: RGX connects clients, recyclers

Published: August 4, 2022
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Corporate clients and recyclers can connect on the RGX platform to make electronics asset disposal more efficient. | Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock

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Sean Miles sees his marketplace platform as the glue between corporate customers and recyclers, a connection that could perhaps patch up a fragmented system.

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Japanese metals giant buys Canadian e-scrap processor

Published: August 4, 2022
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Global metals player JX Nippon has purchased Canadian e-scrap processor eCycle Solutions. | IgorGolovniov/Shutterstock

Japanese company JX Nippon Mining and Metals has purchased one of Canada’s largest e-scrap companies, eCycle Solutions. It’s the second example in the past month of an Asian smelting giant acquiring North American e-scrap operations to ensure a steady supply of feedstock.

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Acid-free tech will make rare earth recycling more feasible

Published: July 21, 2022
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Circuit boards gathered for recycling.

An acid-free dissolution method can selectively target rare earths for extraction. | Bokstaz/Shutterstock

A technology that will allow recyclers to extract valuable metals from e-scrap like shredded hard drives without affecting the other materials is entering its pilot plant stage.

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South Carolina e-scrap overhaul signed into law 

Published: July 14, 2022
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E-scrap collection in South Carolina is set to undergo some major modifications. | Jon Bilous/Shutterstock

South Carolina’s e-scrap program will be seeing significant changes in the coming year after the governor signed House Bill 4775 into law.  Continue Reading

Acquisition deepens Korea Zinc’s presence in US

Published: July 11, 2022
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Korea Zinc’s deal creates a vertically integrated global e-scrap entity that will control material from collection all the way through to final smelting. | Pavel Kapysh/Shutterstock

Metals giant Korea Zinc is set to control e-scrap recycling and secondary processing operations in the U.S. and Europe, striking a $332 million deal to acquire a majority stake in Igneo Technologies.
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Processor builds ‘eco-campus’ to leverage supply chain trends

Published: July 8, 2022
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The staff of GreenChip’s Brooklyn, N.Y. operation, with Managing Partner Bill Monteleone on the far right. | Courtesy of GreenChip

Responding to client needs as well as market shifts around plastics and other materials, e-scrap and ITAD company GreenChip has plans to significantly expand in Virginia.

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Defendants agree to pay $550,000 to clean up CRT sites

Published: July 8, 2022
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Two new settlements totaling over $500,000 are the latest in the Closed Loop Refining CRT cleanup case. | corgarashu/Shutterstock

Two New England e-scrap recycling companies have agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to help fund CRT cleanups at former Closed Loop Refining and Recovery warehouses in Ohio.

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