Tag: electronic waste

Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal are also considered e-waste. Informal processing of electronic waste in developing countries may cause serious health and pollution problems, as these countries have limited regulatory oversight of e-waste processing.

MSS Announces the Next Generation of Metal Recovery Technology

MSS Announces the Next Generation of Metal Recovery Technology

Nashville, TN (September 5, 2017) – MSS, Inc., the optical sorter division of CP Group, introduces MetalMiner™, the next generation of induction-based true all-metal detectors. MSS has designed and built induction metal sorters for over 40 years, and this latest iteration was designed specifically to handle auto shredder residue (ASR),

It’s More Than Just a Game

It’s More Than Just a Game

As much as I enjoy going out and being active on the weekends, I’m planning to be (mostly) on the couch for Super Bowl LI. Yes, the game itself is only a few hours long, and there are the pre-game and post-game festivities to enjoy. That doesn’t take up the

e-Stewards Electronics Recycling Certification Will Use GPS Trackers to Verify Recyclers Don’t Export Hazardous e-Waste

e-Stewards Electronics Recycling Certification Will Use GPS Trackers to Verify Recyclers Don’t Export Hazardous e-Waste

Seattle, WA. USA. October 20, 2016. e-Stewards®, the gold standard for socially and environmentally responsible electronics recycling, today announced that they will be making regular use of embedded GPS-based tracking devices placed into used electronic equipment to verify the performance of their Certified e-Stewards Recyclers.

The e-Stewards Standard and Certification program

SWANA Young Professionals Group Member of the Month

SWANA Young Professionals Group Member of the Month

The SWANA Young Professionals group continues to grow and expand across the country. SWANA YP members have been busy this past year speaking at SWANA events, leading teams, mentoring students and making strides in every aspect of the industry. With more than 8,500 members, including more than 500 YPs, their

Scott County, IA, Partners With CP Group to Install Single-Stream MRF

Scott County, IA, Partners With CP Group to Install Single-Stream MRF

Davenport, Iowa—Waste Commission of Scott County, Iowa (WCSC) partners with CP Group to decommission its existing dual stream recycling system and install a new single stream material recovery facility (MRF).

The new MRF will help WCSC achieve its goal of recovering more recyclables throughout the county while minimizing solid waste going

Infamous Chinese e-Waste Town Finally Closes Doors to Imports

Infamous Chinese e-Waste Town Finally Closes Doors to Imports

December 17, 2015. Seattle, Washington; Guiyu, Guangdong Province, China. Basel Action Network (BAN), the environmental watchdog organization that in 2001 first discovered the global electronic waste dumping ground in Guiyu, China, together with the Society of Canton Nature Conservation, have confirmed after a visit last week that the Chinese government

Bay Counties Retrofits Sunnyvale, CA, Mixed Waste MRF

Bay Counties Retrofits Sunnyvale, CA, Mixed Waste MRF

Sunnyvale, CA—Bay Counties Waste Services (BCWS) of Sunnyvale, CA, retrofitted the Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer (SMaRT) Station’s MSW system. The MRF was originally installed in 2009 and the retrofit was completed in May, 2015. The retrofit and phased installation took 6 weeks and was completed by equipment manufacturer, CP

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