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  • R2 Response to Mismanagement of CRT Glass by Diversified Recycling.

    The Basel Action Network’s (BAN’s) allegations of outrageous mismanagement of CRTs by Sarah’s Trading of Doraville, Georgia again underscores the necessity of effective due diligence when selecting downstream processors for end-of-life electronics. If proven true, the alleged mismanagement shows a complete disregard for workers’ health and safety, the environment, and ...

  • New CRT recycling plant due to within weeks

    A plant which is set to revolutionise the way Cathode Ray Televisions are recycled is weeks away from opening. The plant, operated by Nulife Glass, has created 30 new jobs in the region and once up and running will have the capacity to recycle 2000 TV screens every month. With CRTs a thing of the past as people upgrade to the latest flat-screen models, there are an ever growing number ...

  • CRT Processor Fined with Safety Violations

    Escrap News reports today, CRT processor fined.  Kuusakoski Recycling, with locations in Plainfield and Peora, IL and their US Headquarters in Pennsylvania, has been fined by OSHA for safety violations.   The processor known for its controversial approach to handling CRT glass has been fined more than $100,000 for an alleged series of ...

  • Panasonic develops high efficiency CRT recycling technology using laser

    Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic Eco Technology Center Co., Ltd. (PETEC) have developed a recycling technology using laser beams to separate the front panel and back part (funnel) of a cathode ray tube (CRT) used in TV sets. This laser-cut technology, which is implemented at PETEC's plant in Hyogo Prefecture, allows for separating CRTs quicker and cleaner than before. With this ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • New CRT recycling plant due to open within weeks

    A plant which is set to revolutionise the way Cathode Ray Televisions are recycled is weeks away from opening. The plant, operated by Nulife Glass, has created 30 new jobs in the region and once up and running will have the capacity to recycle 2000 TV screens every day. With CRTs a thing of the past as people upgrade to the latest flat-screen models, there are an ever growing number ...

  • E-Scrap 2014: The latest on the CRT crisis

    Discussion of downstream options for CRT glass — and the associated pricing — has consumed the electronics recycling industry for the past year, and at E-Scrap 2014, the CRT debate will get its due treatment. To help clarify the current situation and anticipate where it's headed, the conference will offer a full rundown of the North American processors still standing and those hoping ...


    By Resource Recycling Inc.

  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • Tekserve eWaste recycling event

    New Yorkers Help Make Tons (More Than 125, To Be Exact) of Difference Recycle Your Unwanted Electronics at Tekserve's Recycling Event on Saturday, October 9th Since 2007, Tekserve and the Lower East Side Ecology Center have collected more than 125 tons of electronics for recycling, helping to keep toxic materials out of landfills and incinerators. Several times a year, New Yorkers bring their old ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Introduces North America to Groundbreaking Glass Recycling Technology

    FRESNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has received approval by the State of California to utilize a technology system for the recycling of glass from old televisions, computer monitors and cathode ray tubes (CRTs). Glass has long been a challenge for recyclers of electronics, but ERI’s new ...

  • Flat-Screen Display Sales Cause Electronics Recycling Crisis

    Electronics recycling programs are collecting more old cathode ray tube (CRT) TVs and computer monitors, while solutions for recycling CRT glass are disappearing fast. Without updated regulations and new recycling models, old CRT glass -- which contains lead and requires ...


    By E-World Online

  • Dynamic Recycling buys select assets of embattled MPC

    Dynamic Recycling has purchased some of the assets of the defunct e-scrap company Materials Processing Corp. Onalaska, Wis.-based Dynamic purchased Materials Processing Corp.’s (MPC) intangible assets, including customer lists, its enterprise system and salesforce contacts, Dynamic Recycling CEO Miles Harter told E-Scrap News. It also bought a baler and is looking to purchase ...


    By Dynamic Recycling

  • Market Research Forecasts the E-Waste Recycling Market

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Worldwide" to their collection of Environment market research. E-waste (electronic and electrical waste) recycling and reuse (R&R) services include a wide plethora of business types, such as collectors, de-manufacturers, material processors, asset managers, recyclers and refurbishers. ...


    By Marketwire

  • E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Worldwide

    E-waste (electronic and electrical waste) recycling and reuse (R&R) services include a wide plethora of business types, such as collectors, de-manufacturers, material processors, asset managers, recyclers and refurbishers. Companies involved in the e-waste R&R industry purchase, refurbish, recycle and sell used (working or non-working), obsolete or surplus electronic and electrical ...


  • Worldwide E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services

    E-waste (electronic and electrical waste) recycling and reuse (R&R) services include a wide plethora of business types, such as collectors, de-manufacturers, material processors, asset managers, recyclers and refurbishers. Companies involved in the e-waste R&R industry purchase, refurbish, recycle and sell used (working or non-working), obsolete or surplus electronic and electrical ...


  • US EPA fines Chino computer recycler for illegally exporting electronic waste to Hong Kong

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has fined Jet Ocean Technologies of Chino, Calif., US$10,300 for failing to otify the EPA of an export shipment of cathode ray tubes, commonly known as CRTs, in violation of federal hazardous waste laws. “Electronic recyclers, freight forwarders, and shipping brokers must be aware of the federal regulations required for legally exporting electronic waste,” ...

  • EPA Settlement with New York Electronics Recycler Protects Public from Potential Lead Exposure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with ECO International, LLC of Vestal, New York, which will ensure the proper disposal of more than 26 million pounds of lead-containing crushed glass. Until 2013, ECO International was a recycler of discarded electronic devices (“electronic waste”), such as older televisions and computer monitors, which can contain ...

  • Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

    In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts. This assembly line is not assembling, though. It is dismantling some of the estimated 50 million metric tons of hazardous electronic-waste the world generated last year. The clanking is rhythmic as the workers unscrew, detach and toss motherboards onto piles of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Electronic Recyclers International and AISWMD Celebrate 125 New Green Jobs

    The Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts (AISWMD) joined Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, at ERI’s Plainfield facility today to celebrate the completion of an expansion project that created over 125 new local jobs and retained 20 more jobs. “It’s great to be able to bring more ...

  • 2trg Becomes 1st R2 and e-Stewards Certified e-Waste Recycler in Ohio

    2trg, a Cincinnati, Ohio based electronic waste recycler, is proud to announce that its Cincinnati processing center has recently completed R2 (Responsible Recycling Practices), ...


    By PRWeb

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