A U.S. electronics disassembly and processing outlet is expanding with a new California flagship facility, spurred by anticipated growth in the domestic electronics manufacturing industry.
A problematic downstream vendor can cause strife for even the most responsible e-scrap recycling company, and new recommendations aim to help R2-certified facilities ensure they are not being fooled by deceptive downstreams.
Teck Resources, a Canadian smelter that consumes significant tonnages of CRT glass, has cancelled a $210 million slag fuming furnace project after an ongoing delay tied to market conditions.
Colorado is one of just three states with an electronics landfill ban but no statewide e-scrap management program. An e-scrap executive in the state recently provided an update on how that system is working out.