Texas Demand for E-Scrap Exceeds Supply

The IT asset disposition industry is widely known in the recycling world for the safe, and environmentally friendly disposal of electronic waste. However, many people may not be aware of the industry, and in addition, some electronic scrap facilities focus only on reuse and refurbishment of electronics, especially in the state of Texas.  “The Recycling…

Power Grid Issues Plaguing China May Result in Supply Chain Problems

Among the many problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s power grid is high on the list of global issues. Factories have been forced to shut down due to skyrocketing energy prices and high demand. Now that more countries are reopening after the COVID lockdowns, demand for China’s export factories has increased, leading the country…

R2v3 Compliance Update Part 2

Sustainable Electronics Recycling (SERI) released the first major update of the R2 standard since 2013 in July 2020, providing a list of new standards for IT asset disposition enterprises. Following the scope and EH&S management system updates, next on the list are legal requirements, tracking throughput, and sorting, categorization, and processing.  Legal & Other Requirements:…