Senate Recycling Caucus Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Executive Director Jason Linnell Was Featured As One of Several Expert Voices in the Electronics Recycling Industry During A Senate Recycling Caucus

“The U.S. electronics recycling industry has shown tremendous growth over the past 10 years. This maturing segment of the scrap recycling industry provides a boost of approximately $20.6 billion, including exports of $1.45 billion, to the U.S. economy (up from less than $1 billion in 2002) and employs more than 45,000 full time employees (up from 6,000 in 2002). In 2011, the U.S. electronics recycling industry processed more than 4.4 million tons of used and end-of-life electronics equipment.” – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

Opening Remarks Were Given By: Recycling Caucus Chairs, Senator Tom Carper and Senator John Boozman
Moderator: George Hinkle, President, ARCOA Group
Panelists:

  • Walter Alcorn, Vice President, Environmental Affairs and Industry Sustainability, Consumer Technology Association
  • Callie Babbitt, Associate Professor at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Sarah Cade, Co-founder, E-Reuse Services
  • Jason Linnell, Executive Director, National Center for Electronics Recycling
  • Christina Meskers, Senior Program Manager, Precompetitive Research, Umicore

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