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Major changes to the Illinois electronics recycling program have been proposed, including a requirement that manufacturers fund the recycling of all covered devices that enter the system.
As information comes to light about widespread landfilling of CRT glass in California, electronics recycling standards R2 and e-Stewards are working to determine their next steps.
When investigators reported last year on how new PCs were failing to meet their stated sustainability credentials, a reoccurring problem emerged: e-plastics weren’t being labeled correctly.
A recently released study quantifies the massive shift in device composition over the past 25 years. Researchers tackled the task with an eye toward predicting where materials usage is headed in the future.