90M Pounds of CRT’s could be abandoned as Closed Loop Collapse looms

CRT Processor Closed Loop collapse is possible as financial, regulatory and compliance issues mount raising concerns they will leave behind the largest stockpile of CRT Glass in history.  Estimates show the numbers could exceed 91 Million pounds at their Ohio and Arizona facilities.   In an earlier ATR post we reported Closed Loop was no longer…

Stop CRT Landfilling in Illinois

Stage is set for Illinois to become Nations CRT Dumping Ground

Illinois House passes CRT bill allowing CRT glass into landfill Illinois house passes CRT bill allowing glass contaminated with Lead to be placed into Peoria Landfill as the nations larges CRT glass processor Closed Loop collapses in Ohio leaving behind over 90 Million Pounds of glass.  Earlier reports by Resource Recycling indicate property managers are…

Brian Brundage Arrested

90M Pounds of CRT’s could be abandoned as Closed Loop Collapse looms

Closed Loop Collapse Looms CRT Processor Closed Loop collapse is possible as financial, regulatory and compliance issues mount raising concerns they will leave behind the largest stockpile of CRT Glass in US history.  Estimates show the numbers could exceed 91 Million pounds at their Ohio and Arizona facilities.   In an earlier ATR post we reported…

School Electronics Recycling

ATR makes Recycling for Schools Easy!

FREE Recycling for Schools ATR offers FREE R2 certified electronics recycling for Schools, we offer safe and secure recycling for Schools to ensure student, parent and staff records are properly destroyed.  If you’re state doesn’t offer FREE Recycling for Schools ATR is here to help.   Most OEM funded Take back programs don’t include schools and district officials often…

Illegal CRT dumping by GES

GES Files Bankruptcy

Austin Recycler GES Files Bankruptcy   GES files Bankruptcy leaving behind warehouses full of e-Waste and toxic landfills they created at their Kentucky and Austin locations.   An earlier ATR report outlines the companies role in Kentucky’s E-Waste program which has since been suspended.  According to Legal Filings Austin property owner HTL Properties LLC claims the…

Closed Loop CRT Processor Fail

Closed Loop opens up… Closed Loop Refining and Recovery is no longer certified to the R2 standard in Arizona and their Ohio certification has been suspended.   Resource Recycling has been following this developing story for some time and broke the news earlier today, click on above link to read all their findings. According to…

Waste Management Fail in Texas

Waste Management Caught Dumping Recyclables in Texas Waste Management officials revealed Thursday thousands of tons of local recyclables from 13 North Texas cities were dumped in landfills over a 21-month period ending in January.  The Dallas Morning News is reporting the company fired five managers Monday, said Greta Calvery, a local Waste Management spokeswoman. “We just…

Best Buy Recycling

Best Buy Recycling No Longer FREE

Best Buy Recycling Program Going Fee based Best Buy Recycling options will no longer include FREE CRT and TV recycling according to a recent post on their web site earlier today.   Laura Bishop reported, “We are now charging customers $25 for each TV and computer monitor they recycle at our stores. And in two states…

EPA Enforcement Actions Increase to 7 Billion During Recycling Glut

2015 has been a great year for road warriors like myself who have taken full advantage of record low gas prices.  Unfortunately it’s been at the expense of the environment and recycling programs are declining even faster than the commodity prices that make them feasible.  Scrap Prices have plummeted over the past 2 years and…

Richmond Recycling

ATR opens Busy Street location in Richmond VA

ATR Opens Busy Street Location in Richmond VA ATR opens Busy Street Location in Richmond VA in the wake of Sims, CRS and Jaco East Coast closings.   “The new state of the art facility is set to open on March 1, 2016 to service a growing list of customers being orphaned as traditional commodity…