HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (2/21-24/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including the age-old debate on whether or not online privacy is really that important, why e-scrap exports are important to the industry, a grant from AT&T that will help provide electronics to students, and how to prepare and pack your equipment for processing.  Tech Solutions Series:…

New federal initiative plans to decrease recycling, remanufacturing costs

Last week, the U.S Energy Department announced a new research initiative that will focus on the reduction of recycling costs and increasing the value of recycled products, including e-scrap. The initiative, named the Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, received $70 million in federal funding. REMADE will be based in Rochester, NY and is…