E-Scrap News

Aug. 8, 2014

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1 | Federal regulators study certification effectiveness

In a report assessing its progress on electronics stewardship, the federal government indicated it is moving forward on major studies in several e-scrap-related areas, including a look at how the e-Stewards and R2 standards are being implemented.


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2 | E-Scrap 2014: Connect with all the key vendors

The bustling tradeshow hall at E-Scrap 2014 will feature more than 100 leading industry companies that can take your business to new levels. And by connecting with potential partners and suppliers in one spot, you save valuable time and resources.

Exhibiting companies include electronics scrap processors, buyers and brokers, equipment manufacturers, waste haulers, industry trade associations and more.

In addition, the tradeshow at E-Scrap 2014 will open a day earlier than in years past. The hall will open Tuesday, Oct. 21, and hours that initial day will be 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The hall will also be open for all your networking needs on Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday, Oct. 23.

E-Scrap 2014 will be held Oct. 21-23 at Orlando's Rosen Shingle Creek. The 2013 edition saw more than 1,300 attendees and 125 exhibiting companies, so plan now to secure your spot at this fall's conference. Get all the latest information at e-scrapconference.com.

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3 | Washington seems to make headway on CRT backlog

Collection numbers for Washington's e-scrap program could provide a glimmer of hope that CRT device tonnages have plateaued.


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4 | Patent Watch

A Dutch company wins protection for an optical sortation device. Get the details on that innovation and others in our patent roundup.


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5 | Wide world of e-scrap

A leader at the UN's StEP initiative discusses the issue of e-scrap dumping grounds in a recently published interview. Our look at the global electronics recycling landscape covers that story and more.


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6 | Certification scorecard

With the roster of companies attaining third-party certifications or audits continuing to grow, E-Scrap News has compiled a roundup of the firms announcing certification this past week.


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7 | NewsBits

The CRT price dilemma is being felt at collection sites in Wisconsin, where one county has opted to end a program that lets, residents drop off TVs and monitors for free.


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8 | Request for proposals

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications from firms and groups interested in becoming approved consolidators in the state's e-scrap recycling program. Applications are due Oct. 1, 2014. More information can be found here.

9 | Upcoming conferences & webinars

Click here for a complete directory of upcoming conferences and webinars!

If you have a conference or webinar that you would like listed, please send an email to news@resource-recycling.com for consideration.

10 | Jobs Available & Sought

Sales Account Executive, M-PowerTech (Tallahassee, Tampa, Miami, Atlanta).
Details are available here.

Account Executive, Securis (Chantilly, Virginia).
Details are available here.

Various Positions, Advanced Technology Recycling (Multiple U.S. locations).
Details are available here.

Various Positions, MobiCycle (United Kingdom).
Details are available here.

Various Positions, Sims Recycling Solutions (Multiple Locations).
Details are available here.

Various Positions, GEEP (U.S./Canada).
Details are available here.

Jobs Sought
Database of job seekers available here.

If you would like to submit a job available or job sought listing, send an email to web content manager Jade Rhianna at jade@resource-recycling.com.

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