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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 6/11-6/15

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology and electronic waste related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 6/11-6/15. Here’s Everything that was Announced at the WWDC 2018 The annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 keynote has officially passed. In a post last week, we talked about a few rumors…

HOBI Southeast Asia Scrap Imports

Import Restrictions on the Rise Throughout Southeast Asia

In the recent months following China’s latest restrictions on scrap imports, Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam are initiating similar policies as officials try to get a handle on the massive influx in shipments and improper use of permits. A recent article from Resource Recycling highlights the difficulties these countries are…

When to Decide to Reuse or Recycle Old Electronics

With the current global waste crisis we’re experiencing, you’ve more than likely heard the phrase: “Reduce, reuse, and recycle.” In fact, for recyclers this phrase is known as the waste hierarchy. These terms designate three essential components of environmentally-responsible behavior and are listed in the order of preferred action from least harmful to most harmful…