Can technology be used to better track flows of end-of-life electronics? Industry and government officials discussed that idea this week during a webinar produced by consulting firm TransparentPlanet LLC and the U.S. EPA.
Even though we can’t see the “cloud” in cloud computing, we can see the environmental effects, according to one blogger.
Researchers have developed a biodegradable polymer for electronics, which could complicate e-scrap recycling if it were ever adopted for widespread use.
Information technology use is changing in several key manners, and this is causing change within the electronics refurbishing and recycling sector. That point was made clear at an industry gathering this week.
A county in West Virginia could legally allow the landfilling of electronics but is choosing not to, and an investment expert predicts continued low prices for metals commodities.