User-repair champion iFixit has released four new teardown guides in recent weeks, showing consumers the inner workings of a new set of devices.
The largest probe to date of used devices supposedly scrubbed of their data found that 40 percent still retained some amount of personal information.
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.
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.
Whether it’s a deal on data destruction or an opportunity for extra education, multiple organizations are taking full advantage of the attention Earth Day brings to the recycling world. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day will be held this Saturday, although some groups are recognizing all of April as “Earth Month.”
A Minnesota company is distancing itself from the wider metals recycling market to focus squarely on end-of-life electronics processing.