Electronics recycling gets a “Reboot” for the holidays

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and Earth911 have joined together to launch Project Reboot promoting electronics recycling this holiday season and beyond. As holiday mobile device sales continue to sore, the fate of last season’s electronics is in the hands of the consumer. The Consumer Electronics Association has predicted a 4 percent increase…

Cell phone unlocking policy settled – Who is victorious?

Almost a year long fight and the cell phone unlocking ban is settled. ISRI, a recent opponent of the cell phone unlocking ban, raised a glass on Tuesday as the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and wireless carries came to an agreement, allowing consumers to “unlock” their cellphones at the end of their service agreement and…

Reverse Logistics: Green Thumb For Electronics

Bring out the green in your electronics with reverse logistics. The process of reverse logistics not only extends the life of electronic devices, but it also keeps electronics more environmentally-friendly from beginning to end-of-life. Reverse logistics is the all encompassing process of reusing products and materials. Every step in the reverse logistics process adds value…

E-Scrap collection on rise with help from certified ITAD vendors

According to Recycling International, e-scrap collection has been on the rise and will continue to increase in the next four years. Worldwide, the e-scrap collection market is projected to grow more than 14% during the period from 2012 to 2016. With the help of government rules and regulations, ITAD vendors and electronics recyclers across the…