Free CRT Recycling in Michigan

Free CRT Recycling

ATR offers Free CRT Recycling in Michigan ATR in Grand Rapids Michigan announced they have secured a major contract that provides up to 3 Million pounds of Free CRT Recycling to residents until 10/1/2017.  The agreement is part of an ongoing effort by ATR to provide certified and secure end of life recycling solutions within their…

North Carolina

North Carolina ReThinks landfill Ban

Will North Carolina End Electronics Recycling? A 2010 law that prevents electronics from entering North Carolina landfills could be repealed as legislators grapple with crashing commodity prices and fewer recycling options.  According to a press release Rep. Pricey Harrison, D-Guilford, a key legislator on environmental issues, said politics also was to blame for the repeal…

Diversified Recycling

Diversified Recycling Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Diversified Recycling Inc, runs out of time and cash but not CRT’s according to a Resource Recycling report.   In an earlier ATR post the Orlando based Electronics Recycling firm was caught exporting CRT’s and using unregulated downstream companies to improperly dispose of the Lead contaminated glass.  Diversified Recycling problems began after applying for…

OMPC Flint Event

Flint e-Cycling event kicks off One Million Pound Challenge 2016

Flint Event Launches the One Million Pound Challenge Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) in Grand Rapids announced today they have secured a major contract that provides up to 1 Million pounds of free CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) recycling to Michigan Residents until 10/1/2016. This important announcement  means the people of Michigan now have an R2 Certified Recycler…

Total Reclaim Fined

Total Reclaim Caught Exporting to Hong Kong

Total Reclaim Under Investigation Hidden GPS trackers placed into TV’s sent to Total Reclaim lead PBS Film crews and e-Steward investigators to unregulated scrapping operations in Hong Kong prompting DEQ and Washington Department of Ecology Investigations.  Oregon regulators have also asked the state Department of Justice to open an investigation into whether Total Reclaim violated…

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…