Dissolvable circuit board, chips to diminish e-waste

University of Illinois researchers have recently developed silicon circuit boards and chips that can be completely dissolved in water. This new innovation could significantly reduce the growing e-waste problem, resulting in far greener electronic devices. By the year 2017, the Earth will feel the weight of as much as eight additional Egyptian Pyramids, leaving the…

Craig Boswell to discuss ‘Trends Facing Mobile Carriers’ at E-Scrap

With one week left before Resource Recycling’s E-scrap conference kicks off, attendees have registered from 46 states, six Canadian provinces and 34 other countries! In addition to the exhibition, conference sessions will occur, featuring presentations on the flow of e-scrap and also touch on policies, legislation and collection programs being implemented in different nations around…

Enterprise Asset Services Fund Your Corporate Sustainability Program

Corporate leadership is now embracing the values of sustainability, but sustainability is more than being seen to be green. Is your company on the right path? Companies striving for environmental sustainability implement responsible recycling practices and partner with certified vendors who ensure internal and external compliance. They set strategic goals to benefit the company, design…

Update: R2 Gains Leaders To Improve Electronics Recycling Abroad

SERI, R2 Solutions’ successor organization, recently added two new players to its electronics recycling movement. The Current Leaders DIRECTV Microsoft Goodwill Industries International Panasonic SourceAmerica Xerox Greeneye Partners Wistron Corporation Keep America Beautiful Sony America And now adding: Oracle and the Reverse Logistics & Sustainability Council (RLSC). What is SERI R2 Solutions, the group that up…