Northeast Recycling Counsel (NERC) Spotlight

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Northeast Recycling Counsel (NERC) Spotlight

Northeast Recycling Counsel

Metech Recycling is an industry leader in recycling electronic scrap, providing electronics recycling and asset recovery services for more than forty years.

Metech is a founding member of the e-Stewards® certification program. The company has facilities in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Utah; all of its facilities are certified to both the R2 Standard and e-Stewards®. The company also operates locations in Europe and Asia, allowing for reuse, refurbishment and efficient extraction of precious metals and recyclable materials from electronic scrap while complying with global standards in clean secure environments.

Metech offers services to a wide market of large and small business, manufacturers, distributors, service providers, repair centers, governmental agencies, educational entities, and consumer groups, providing customized solutions to control product security, protect intellectual property, and mitigate environmental liability. Metech Recycling offers transport of materials for recycling, secure data destruction and certification, material tracking and reporting of computers, televisions, printers, fax, batteries, small appliances, telecom equipment, data center equipment, and most commercial electronic equipment, including biotech and medical devices, as well as tracking and certified destruction of obsolete products and excess inventory. It also partners with local community groups across the country to host electronics recycling collection events.

Metech Recycling prides itself in its investment in the more labor-intensive process of hand disassembling and separating electronic devices. This social commitment benefits communities through job creation. Its adherence to manual disassembly of electronics ensures both maximum material value and a high rate of “green” employment. Their employees sort, weigh, and disassemble electronic scrap into distinct material streams: precious metals, other metals, plastics, glass, circuit boards, and hazardous items (e.g. batteries). These commodities are sent to downstream partners for further recycling. Downstream vendors receiving hazardous e-waste are audited in person on a routine basis to determine initial and ongoing eligibility. Throughout its disassembly process, the company offers its clients transparent tracking and auditing for commodity recovery and recycling.


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Chris Jackson
Chris Jackson
15+ year IT Asset Management and E-Waste Industry Professional.

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