Plastics from electronics are far less valuable than metals from the guts of equipment. The recycling business is very regional because of the significant cost of transporting goods. In some regions, Metech doesn't try to compete because the cost of transporting and handling goods would be too high, even for its fee-based business.
May 13, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
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