However, some question at what level shredding of electronics
should take place.
Based in Irvine, California, ITD is a division of Samsung Electronics
America (SEA), a U.
This has now evolved to the next simplest approach to the business (and the model adopted by the vast majority of those in the business) of handling end-of-life electronics
based on what I call the retail end of the business.
For applications that don't require the speed and density of today's silicon-based technologies, the potential benefits are significant and could help develop totally new markets for electronics
recycling is not as widespread as it is for other goods, nearly as many end-of-life products are recycled as are thrown away, which is extremely encouraging given that electronics
recycling is just becoming available in some parts of the country," Joseph Bates, CEA's director of research, says.
Started in 1961, Kimball Electronics
Group is a global contract electronics
manufacturing services company that specializes in durable electronics
for the automotive, medical, industrial and public safety markets.
Co-founder, President and CEO Dale Johnson and cofounder and advisor Michael Magliaro are veterans of the electronics
industry, and earlier this year the company added another electronics
recycling veteran as its executive vice president in the form of Lauren Roman.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics
Houghton also says he thinks electronics
manufacturers will begin to use modular designs that make disassembly and the separation of the various recycling streams easier.
EPA report cited by the IAER in its report concludes that just 9 percent of obsolete household electronics
items are being recycled.
Weekly recently named Eleksen as a finalist for the Design Application of the Year category for its Elektra 06 European Electronics
The IAER report tries to define the electronics
stream as it is encountered by its members, and ends up with a very broad definition.