Apple envisions a future in which it sources all minerals in its products from recovered electronics, according to the company’s recently released environmental responsibility report.
Legislation championed by electronics repair advocates failed to advance in the New York legislature this year.
An app dubbed Mr. WEEE aims to educate the Egyptian public on how to recycle electronics, and customs officials use X-ray machines to check imports into China.
A Washington state metals recycling company has grown its e-scrap capabilities by acquiring a facility previously owned by IMS Electronics Recycling.
Olympic medals rise from the e-scrap stream, and a new smartphone from Samsung sports a screen that’s super-spendy to service.
If melting items can help combine different materials, exposing them to ultra-low temperatures can keep them apart. That’s the idea behind a new technique for separating different materials in shredded e-scrap.
A lab operated by tech giant IBM has developed a one-step method for recycling polycarbonate electronic items into high-performance engineering plastics.
Goodwill Industries in Indiana is no longer accepting TVs at some locations due to CRT recycling issues, and a modular computer concept looks for funding.