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.
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.
After he spent a good chunk of his campaign blasting the Environmental Protection Agency, it was hardly surprising that Donald Trump would take a knife to the EPA budget once he was actually in office. Continue Reading
The owners of Dollar General stores will pay more than $1 million to settle charges that the company sent scrap electronics, batteries and other materials to landfills not permitted to receive them.
A bill advancing in the Washington state legislature blacklists e-scrap processors that twice violate state program rules. It also requires the disclosure of prices processors charge.
A Washington state metals recycling company has grown its e-scrap capabilities by acquiring a facility previously owned by IMS Electronics Recycling.
Growing volumes of Nigerian e-scrap coincide with an evolving processor field, and port workers will have an early vote on a labor contract that could bring some stability to West Coast exports.
A judge has ruled in favor of Closed Loop Refining and Recovery’s former landlord in a case centered on CRT glass stockpiling. Just how much the defunct company will be asked to pay in damages, however, is still up in the air.
Kenny Gravitt, who led Kentucky-based GES, could be facing prison time and steep fines in connection with the handling and disposal of CRT glass.