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…

Canadian company targets growing lithium-ion battery stream

As lithium-ion batteries become more useful in the manufacturing of vehicles, the more experts predict that the batteries will regularly appear in the waste stream within the next coming years.  Despite the batteries still in the early stages of entering the waste stream, British Columbia-based company American Manganese sees this trend as a great opportunity.…