Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has become the first in the recycling industry to adopt Basel Action Network’s new EarthEye electronic waste tracking system. By providing a downstream performance audit every 24 hours, the system promises to help organizations detect fraud or contractual violations.
Dell is tracking where its products end up after they are collected via the company’s US consumer takeback program; the pilot program – an effort between Dell and Basel Action Network (BAN) – is designed to “see if things end up where they are supposed to,” Dell says in its ... Read more »
HP says transparency is key to responsible electronics recycling, and as such the tech company has disclosed the names and locations of all of its recycling vendors.
The environmental watchdog group Basel Action Network has launched a mobile app that will measure the positive environmental impacts of using e-Stewards Certified Recyclers to manage electronic waste. E-Stewards Certification is the only standard that forbids export of toxic e-waste to developing countries, the use of prison and child labor, ... Read more »
WarpSpeed Innovations has become an e-Stewards Enterprise and committed to pursue environmentally responsible recycling practices for e-waste. As an e-Stewards Enterprise, WarpSpeed also agrees to always make best efforts to use e-Stewards Recyclers for any of its e-waste. Additionally, WarpSpeed and the Basel Action Network, which manages the e-Stewards Initiative, ... Read more »
E-waste certifier R2 Solutions has relisted e-waste recycler Intercon Solutions Inc. in its membership directory after two successful audits from accredited certification bodies. The organization voted to delist the company in 2011 based on accusations from BAN – the administrators of the e-Stewards recycling certification – that Intercon was improperly sending hazardous ... Read more »
E-waste recycling company Intercon Solutions has filed a defamation suit against watchdog group Basel Action Network and its executive director James Puckett, hitting back at BAN claims of improper disposal. The lawsuit alleges that BAN visited the company’s facility under the guise that it was performing an audit for Intercon’s ... Read more »