When copper recycling is cheapest and most reliable

The next generation of electronics will be in the same format, but its more expensive to recycle copper than to recycle silver.A new report from the US Department of Energy finds that copper recycling rates are as low as 5%, compared to 7% for silver and 6% for zinc.“These are really, really low rates of recycling, so it doesn’t mean […]

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Colorado recycling schedule could change due to drought

A Colorado recycling plant is considering moving to a new recycling facility that has been under construction for nearly a year.The plant, which will begin operation in 2020, has been shut down for the last several months because of severe drought conditions.It’s not yet clear how long the plant will be shut down, but the plant is expected to close […]

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Calgary recycling program: ‘I’d like to see them recycle everything’

Calgary, Alberta – A new recycling program in Calgary is promising to help people recycle their iPhones, iPads and laptops without having to deal with any more paperwork.Calgary’s iPhone recycling program was unveiled Monday, and it promises to save customers money and improve the environment.The city has the most smartphone recycling programs in the country, and the new program is […]

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