A United Nations-backed study on global e-scrap generation and recovery suggests the U.S. recycling rate for end-of-life electronics and appliances sits at about 15 percent. An analysis of the method used to arrive at that figure, however, raises questions about its accuracy. Continue Reading
As the IT asset disposition industry matures, market factors are pushing hard toward more asset reuse rather than commodity sales. That’s according to a report from Midwest ITAD firm Cascade Asset Management. Continue Reading
A recent study estimated the volume of used computers and display devices traded among and exported from North American countries to the rest of the world. But the researchers encountered a lack of solid data, and they suggested ways to improve e-scrap export numbers.