Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite recessionary challenges, the industry has performed well over the past five years in the wake of a consumer preference shift toward green products and growth in environmental regulations that encourage recycling of electronic waste. The industry is anticipated to experience healthy growth over the next five years as downstream manufacturing industries are pushed to use more recycled goods and purchases of electronics drive demand for the recycling of obsolete products.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of electronic goods recycling establishments in the United States largely reflects the size and distribution of the population and of economic activity. These establishments include the collection, sorting, processing and recovery facilities that are directly owned by electronic goods recycling firms. Locations such as retail electronics stores, which accept used electronic goods for recycling, are not included because industry operators do not directly own these locations.
Other factors affecting establishment distribution include the structure of the local economy, the regulations associated with electronics recycling in the state and the relative location of major markets, such as electronic goods manufacturers... purchase to read more