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.
Federal charges have been filed against the owner of an Iowa e-scrap company, marking the latest of several legal cases related to the company’s alleged improper storage of CRTs and other e-scrap.
A leader at Metech Recycling envisions restructuring and reinvesting after taking the business private. Meanwhile, company representatives say they have resolved hazardous waste issues at Metech’s California facility.
The online purchase of a new laptop may be convenient, but it could also be supporting a company skirting extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws. A recent report examines the growing global issue.