comcast fined

Comcast Fined

Comcast Fined 26 Million for Illegal Dumping September 2015,Comcast fined 33 Million for broadcasting personal customer details, December 2015 Comcast fined 26 Million for illegal Dumping of e-Scrap!  Resource Recycling is reporting State investigators discovered that, since 2005, Comcast workers “routinely and systematically” sent electronics, batteries, aerosols cans and other items to landfills that weren’t permitted…

Jaco Enviornmental Closes

Jaco Environmental

Jaco Environmental Closes without notice creating uncertainty for Energy Company Recycling programs. After 26 Years in the Appliance Recycling business Jaco Environmental Closes abruptly leaving hundreds without jobs.  ComoNews is reporting only a handful of employees remain to finalize the closing of the facility and no formal word on what is to become of the…

An ATR Employee is awarded Valedictorian Honors

ATR’s very own Krysta Turner from the San Antonio’s site has been named valedictorian at the ITT Technical Institute – San Antonio campus, for the December 2015 graduating class. Krysta’s hard work, dedication and a 4.0 GPA earned her this award. She will deliver the valedictory at her graduation ceremony on December 16th. Krysta is…

Brian Brundage Arrested

Materials Processing Corporation files bankruptcy

Minnesota based Materials Processing Corporation Files Bankruptcy Materials Processing Corp. (MPC) the Minnesota Electronics Recycling company has shut down in the wake of state fines for improper storage of 5 million pounds of crushed cathode ray tubes last year.  The Star Tribune reported earlier; MPC CEO David Kutoff, who could not be reached last week,…

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Veterans Day Thank You from the COO. Each year I get the distinguished honor to write this letter to our valuable customers and staff on Veterans Day. Veterans day is when we as Americans can say THANKS to all who served our country during peace or war to protect our way of lives. We should…

ECS Refining

Zloop files bankruptcy, North Carolina E-Recycling Co. Sued for 80+ Million

Zloop files bankruptcy, after allegations of misappropriate of funds that include NASCAR Racing and unfair trade practices. Is it time to think Advanced Technology Recycling? It seems like every week there is a new story being reported on the turmoil of our industry; companies receiving OSHA fines, closing their doors, principles going to jail or…

ATR CEO Barb Ehresman

Advanced Technology Recycling receives Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) certification

    Press Release 11/4/2015 San Antonio, TX – Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) a nationwide Asset Management company specializing in End-of-Life Electronic Disposition announced they have received their certification as a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE). The awarding agency is the  (SCTRCA). Jay Cox, ATR’s Business Development Manager for Southwest U.S. says, “This certification is for…

ATR is commited to R2 Standard

Advanced Technology Recycling Locations Are All R2 Certified.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2015 Grand Rapids, MI – B&K Technology Solutions Inc. the parent company of Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR), with its corporate headquarters located in Pontiac, IL, announced today that their Grand Rapids, MI location is now R2:2013 and ISO: 14001:2004 certified. ATR’s certified facility is at 3714 Jefferson Ave SE –…

Illegal CRT dumping by GES

CRT Dumping

Global Environmental Services admits to CRT Dumping A Kentucky based Electronics Recycling company has been caught CRT Dumping by LEX 18 News dumping CRT’s in a large hole behind one of their warehouses just months after being awarded the States e-Waste contract.  Resource Recycling and other news sources are reporting Global Environmental Services has recently lost…

Brian Brundage Arrested

CRT Processor Fined

 CRT Processor Fined with Safety Violations Escrap News reports today, CRT processor fined.  Kuusakoski Recycling, with locations in Plainfield and Peora, IL and their US Headquarters in Pennsylvania, has been fined by OSHA for safety violations.   The processor known for its controversial approach to handling CRT glass has been fined more than $100,000 for an…