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Safety in the e-scrap industry has room to improve

Published: October 6, 2016
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Whether you operate a small shredding operation or a larger e-scrap processing facility, safety must be a priority. The subject of safety was explored at an E-Scrap Academy session during E-Scrap 2016 in New Orleans last month.

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E-scrap processors are preparing for the Galaxy Note 7

Published: October 20, 2016
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Samsung / MilsiArt, ShutterstockSamsung has recalled 2.5 million of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to a potentially dangerous problem that has caused some of the phones to explode. While this is definitely a problem for Samsung, it’s also a problem for the e-scrap processors who might be responsible for handling the phones.

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Q&A: Why worker safety is an increasingly complex issue

Published: September 9, 2016
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Worker Safety, Resource RecyclingIn a paper published late last month in the journal Environmental International, Harvard University’s Diana Ceballos and colleague Zhao Dong found that the global formal e-scrap sector has ample room to improve when it comes to reducing environmental and occupational exposures.

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