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Inside the U.S. Electronics Recycling Industry

TitleInside the U.S. Electronics Recycling Industry
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsDaoud D
Prepared forRecycling Research Foundation (RRF) / Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI).
Document NumberIDC #229786
AbstractElectronics recycling has shown tremendous growth over the past 10 years. Hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of workers are active in the sector, figures that have been growing over the years as the use of electronics equipment becomes ubiquitous and generalized. Yet targeted incentives and strategies could further stimulate growth. There is a significant opportunity to increase the recycling rates of used electronics, in particular among the residential/household segment. Meanwhile, electronics recyclers continue to operate in a changing business landscape.
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