However, as more electronics
enter obsolescence, a growing number of companies is attempting to refurbish and resell valuable components from these devices, while others are shredding them to recover raw materials.
Risher, Exide Electronics
President and Chief Executive Officer.
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For a time, when the electronic
recycling industry was in its infancy, the phrase, "Every company with a screwdriver calls itself an electronics
recycling processor, was an apt definition of the state of affairs.
Applications such as wearable electronics
and item-level RFID tags are driving this emerging technology.
Likewise, though 69 percent of the survey respondents say they recycle household trash all or most of the time, 42 percent say they recycle electronics
and 43 percent say they recycle appliances with the same frequency.
is an electronics
manufacturing services company providing engineering services, electronics
manufacturing services, and display integration services.
scrap processed by MaSeR has been triaged by an electronics
recycler prior to its shipment to MaSeR.
We are committed to providing our customers with the technology and services they need to get the most out of their electronics
and our support of Samsung's Interactive Digital Cable Ready (iDCR) TVs is another example of delivering on this promise.
The Rolls directive will probably set the international standard for most electronics
companies, whether they are Japanese, American or European," Heather Bowman, director of environmental affairs for the Electronics
Industries Alliance, Arlington, Va.
But the logistics of securing household electronics
requires a different approach and introduces a thorny issue of who pays the freight, literally and figuratively.
Eleksen's products will be highlighted at the 2007 International CES, which runs January 8-11, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Innovations Plus at the Sands, which showcases the hottest technologies in the consumer electronics
Americans are avid consumers of electronic
products, induding both household electronics
and workplace computer equipment.
L&T Electrical & Electronics
recycling industry is still in its infancy, with many questions concerning best practices yet to be answered.