Electronics recycling trade magazines and online news resources can provide a wealth of news items, plant features, equipment reviews and other information that is invaluable to people considering a future in the electronics recycling sector, as well as to established professionals.
E-waste recycling is one of the top sub-sectors of the powerful recycling industry. As electronic waste such as scrap computers and computer parts, used and out-of-order televisions, refrigerators, air-conditioners, and cell phones can have dangerous effects on the environment, society has come to recognize the importance of recycling and disposing of such devices sustainably. Environmental and governmental organizations, as well as recycling trade associations around the world, encourage systematic e-waste recycling. In the other articles in this series, In this article, we present some of the top e-waste recycling publications that are playing important roles by publishing e-waste recycling news, magazines and other helpful materials for both general people and e-waste recycling businesses and entrepreneurs.
Resource Recycling (RR)
Resource Recycling is one of the best sources of e-waste recycling news, magazines and newsletters. In fact, RR has three different kinds of publications, namely Resource Recycling Magazine, E-scrap News, and Plastic Recycling Update. Resource Recycling Magazine, a monthly recycling magazine, covers news and in-depth analysis of latest plastic and e-waste recycling practices. On the other hand, E-scrap News, and Plastic Recycling Update cover their respective fields only. The electronic formats of all three are free of charge and anyone can subscribe visiting RR website. But for the print version of these newsletters, RR charges a small amount for postage and shipping. Besides publishing these, RR arranges the annual E-waste Recycling Conference. RR has been serving both recycling businesses and entrepreneurs with helpful e-waste recycling materials and latest news for more than three decades.
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI)
Electronic Recyclers International is a leading e-waste recycler in North America. It specializes in socially responsible and the environmentally safe dismantling of e-waste, utilizing technologically advanced and high capacity e-waste shredding systems. The goal of ERI is to ensure no e-waste is illegally exported to third world countries and no e-wastes are placed in landfills. The ERI website has different sections but especially the “Legislation” section is very helpful for US recyclers. Currently, 25 of US states have passed recycling related laws and the legislation section briefly, discusses those laws. The slider in the homepage of ERI website covers all the latest e-waste recycling news and articles. Sustainability and Asset Management sections of the website also provide lots of helpful information for e-waste recycling businesses and entrepreneurs.
Scrap is the bimonthly magazine of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), a broad-based recycling trade association which represents companies that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including electronics recyclers. a broad-based recycling trade association which represents companies that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including electronics recyclers.
Vintage Tech Recyclers News
Vintage Tech is a Romeoville, Illinois-based e-waste recycling giant. It has more than 98 years of experience in the e-waste recycling industry. The news section of its website, named “Recycling News” is a great source of e-waste recycling news and update. Besides news, its website is a great source of e-waste recycling related videos.
Electronics TakeBack Coalition E-waste Recycling Publications
The Electronics TakeBack Coalition (ETBC) is a coalition of more than 30 US organizations which promote responsible, environmentally friendly, and healthy activities. ETBC itself promotes green electronic product design and responsible e-waste recycling. Its main objective is to protect the well being of electronics workers, users, and communities which can fall victim to improper production or disposal of electronics. The News and Resources sections of ETBC’s website are full of information for e-waste recyclers.users and communities which can fall victim to improper production or disposal of electronics. The News and Resources sections of ETBC’s website are full of information for e-waste recyclers.
ECS Refining E-waste Recycling Publications
ECS Refining, established in 1980, is a Silicon Valley-based top e-waste recycling organization. Through strategic acquisitions and organic growth, it has developed exceptional capabilities in the end of life electronics’ value recovery to be vertically-integrated e-waste recycler. The ECS Refining website contains a bounty of useful materials for e-waste recyclers and businesses. Of special note is the news section which contains the latest e-waste recycling news and updates.