At the recent Electronics Reuse Conference, Shauna L. McCaffrey of Renewed Computer Technology received the 2018 Jim Lynch Hall of Fame Award. The award recognizes her for lifetime achievement in the refurbishment and ITAD industry.
The federal government will continue to allow the unlocking of mobile devices so they can be resold at higher values. The Library of Congress also expanded the list of items that can be unlocked.
A growing threat in the e-scrap sector received national analysis this week, when The Washington Post visited a processing facility and explored the danger of lithium-ion battery fires.