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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 8/06-8/10

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent electronic recycling, technology and mobile news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 8/06-8/10. U.S. electronic goods recycling market worth $15.23 billion by 2025 Driven by rapid industrialization, increasing demand for automobiles and consumer electronics, and the growing need to manage proper utilization of natural resources…

HOBI weekly blog recap 7/31-8/4

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 7/31-8/4 Smartphones added to EPEAT program’s registry EPEAT, a Green Electronics Council program, announced the addition of mobile devices to their environmentally-friendly electronics registry on Monday. Previously, the EPEAT registry included computers, displays, TVs and imaging equipment. Global E-Waste Statistics Partnership begins new…

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/20-3/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/20-3/24 E-Scrap recycling market anticipating substantial growth Transparency Market Research anticipates substantial growth for the e-scrap recycling market until 2022. The report indicates the market will grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent within the next five years. Google releases developer preview of…

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…