The Complex Business of Recycling E-Waste

Bin of Old Computers

By Verne Kopytoff on January 08, 2013 IBM’s massive recycling facilities are more like rehabilitation centers. Most of the computers, printers, and servers—castoffs from IBM’s offices, along with equipment previously leased to corporate customers—are refurbished and resold. Some are salvaged for parts. But inevitably some electronics are too old to resuscitate. Therein lies one […]

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