Startup Enables the Tracking of Scrap Plastic Shipments

One major universal request in the recycling industry is for more transparency, and a new startup is turning these requests into actions. Founded by former U.S. EPA staff members, Anna-Marie Cook and Bill Robertson, Kamilo Inc. was developed in late 2019 and focuses on the goal of increasing the value of recycled resin by using…

U.S. Military Starts E-Scrap Project

Last year the White House published, “Building resilient supply chains, revitalizing American manufacturing, and fostering broad-based growth,” a report calling for investments to be made in the recovery of rare earth elements in e-scrap. Recent years have seen many supply chain issues, leading to shortages of certain materials, and the U.S. military has kickstarted a…

Tech Solutions Series: Why does my laptop get hot when I use it?

During the course of this series, we’ve covered many common problems electronics consumers encounter including, the case of the faulty router, the great mystery of whether or not to use public wifi, and perhaps the most common issue of a wet smartphone. Today we’re here to discuss another common issue most electronics owners have faced…

Environmental Services of IT Asset Disposition

As the amount of technology we use increases, so does the amount of electronic waste we generate each year. Disposition is typically an afterthought for many companies because few understand how important it is for electronics to be properly disposed of, not only for human health but also for the sustainability of the environment.  IT…

ISRI 2022 Convention

Next week marks ISRI’s first annual convention in two years. ISRI 2022 is at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas March 21-24. ISRI 2022 will feature industry topics such as improving business operations, environmental, health and safety, sustainability, federal and state legislative outlooks, markets, and workforce issues.  Speaker sessions begin March 22, and include a…