The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has donated 120 laptop computers to the Newport News School District as part of an ongoing effort to keep harmful electronics away from landfills and put them to productive use in schools.
Due to rising use of smartphone technologies widening the base of phones available for recycling, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on cell phone recycling.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill proposed by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) to enable the recycling of cathode ray tube (CRT) glass, found in now obsolete televisions and monitors.
ERI, a recycler of electronic waste and a large cybersecurity focused hardware destruction company, has successfully achieved AAA certification for data destruction from the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) for its facilities in California, Indiana and Massachusetts.
A record 7.3 million pounds of single use and rechargeable batteries recycled at the mid-year mark, an increase of 20 percent compared to the same time period last year, was reported by Call2Recycle, Inc., the first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization serving the U.S. and Canada.
Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) has acquired Electronic Recycling Solutions (ERS), based in Tooele, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City.