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In an unprecedented alliance of solidarity, five of Pennsylvania’s organizations have united in disapproval of CDRA and its proposed amendment, (HB1900 - Ross).

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shared that the James E. Van Zandt Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania has been selected for a national Federal Green Challenge Award for its electronics recycling efforts.

A Congressional briefing hosted by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) highlighted the need for trade policies addressing export of electronic waste (e-waste) that provides feedstock for electronic component counterfeiters based primarily in China.

The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (RMC), in partnership with the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg, recently completed a state-wide survey of Pennsylvanians to understand how much e-waste is likely destined for recycling programs.

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) awarded Samsung Electronics America as the recipient of the 2016 Design for Recycling® (DFR) Award for the use of environmentally-conscious materials and advanced recyclable design in its 2016 curved full HD TV.

by MAURA KELLER

Here’s one thing we know: The core tenet of a successful electronics recycling business is minimizing total sourcing and processing costs while improving backend efficiencies and vendor relationships.