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…