CRT monitors, other e-scrap values slide in military sale

Nov 18, 2008 | 06:02 AM | Paul Schaffer

Electronic scrap values continue to decline, with batches of computer monitors, some potentially reusable, fetching 3 cents a pound in a recent military auction, down 75 percent from an earlier 12 cents a pound.

One buyer placed winning bids of 4 cents a pound for cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors in Nevada and 2 cents a pound in South Carolina, putting the per-piece values at $98.56 and $50.31, respectively. Less than two months ago, that same buyer paid 13....





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