BlueOak Raises $35 Million For Its Factory That Mines Electronics

BlueOak Resources, a startup company backed by some of the biggest names in U.S. venture capital has raised $35 million in project financing to mine precious metals in Arkansas. BlueOak won’t be

This Is Why You Don’t Need A New Phone

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshow/116688/old-electronics-dont-die-they-pile-up.html#slide1">Network World</a> has an excellent pictorial slideshow that shows us just how r

Car Battery Makers, Johnson Controls, Building A $150 Million Recycling Plant In South Carolina

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/jci-logo.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Automotive parts and batteries manufacturer, Johnson Controls Inc., broke ground on a new, battery <a href=

Plan now for dealing with holiday e-waste

Chances are you’ll be replacing some tried-and-true piece of personal electronics with a newer, faster, better model. Whether it’s replacing an MP3 player with a new one, or replacing an o

Video: E-Waste in China, a toxic industry

http://current.com/e/76355482/en_US Current has, in its Naked China series of videos, this interesting but scary breakdown of just what happens to all those old PCs, printers, and DVD players that are

Guiyu, e-waste capital of China

Photos like these (check out the accompanying multimedia presentation) make me rethink my entire career as tech journalist. This is a mess. In Guiyu, China, the electronics recycling industry has dest