A community in Wyoming will end its e-scrap recycling program and instead send electronics to a local landfill — even though a city ordinance prohibits disposal of those materials.
When an electronics recycling facility achieves R2 certification, stipulations of the standard extend to activities outside the walls of that building, according to a recent decision.
A nonprofit group buys California-based Isidore Electronics Recycling, and two lawmakers think 2017 may be the year a “right to repair” bill passes in Minnesota.
A Utah man with connections to failed e-scrap company E-Waste Systems has agreed to pay more than $3 million in response to allegations he defrauded investors and pumped up the firm’s stock price.
A lawsuit alleging an e-scrap processor resold thousands of Microsoft Office key cards on the black market has been settled out of court. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.