Despite trying economic times for much of the industry, Missouri-based EPC has found success by sticking with its specialty: refurbing and remarketing used IT equipment.
An assessment by E-Scrap News shows the vast majority of the recovered electronic material handled in the U.S. is processed by companies employing third-party-certified environmental, health and safety practices.
This story originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of E-Scrap News.
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Electronics recycling in just a few years in New Jersey has gone from a highly successful and widespread program that processed worn-out televisions and computers to one where a growing number of e-scrap collection sites are being abandoned.
The state of New Jersey is working to reform its e-scrap law, and lawmakers plan to have a bill to send to the governor by next month.
Legislation introduced in Pennsylvania increases the amount of e-scrap that manufacturers would be on the hook for recycling each year.
A bill aimed at expanding recycling outlets for CRT panel glass has passed out of California’s legislature – and not a single lawmaker cast a vote against it.
Electronics manufacturers are launching an e-scrap recycling pilot program in Nebraska, an effort to explore sustainable systems that aren’t driven by state law.