London, England-based E-Waste Systems, Inc. has signaled it intends to purchase Tech Disposal, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio. The move is part of E-Waste Systems' global expansion campaign.
Asset Recovery Corp. of Saint Paul, Minnesota, has received R2 certification for its facility.
Regional Computer Recycling & Recover has announced it is now NAID AAA certified for hard drive destruction and data sanitization, and is also certified to the R2 and RIOS standards.
Mexican electronic recycling firm Glezco has received e-Stewards certification at its Nuevo Leon plant.
Harrison County, West Virginia set a personal record at a recent electronics recycling collection event, collecting over 67 tons of material.
While the national e-scrap export bill was, of course, news for all in the electronics recycling industry it's beginning to show up in the mainstream press as well. Online political journalism organization Politico sees evidence of the bill gaining "wide support."
While certainly Hollywood directors recycling ideas isn't news, recycling actual footage would be. There is buzz that Michael Bay did just that in his heartwarming tale of gigantic e-scrap beasts Transformers: Dark of the Moon by taking footage from his earlier opus The Island.
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