BlueOak’s e-waste plant to begin output in ’15

Jun 10, 2014 | 01:05 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  BlueOak Resources, Privahini Bradoo, Osceola plant, Arkansas facility, electronics waste, recycling, Mike Beebe, Al Gore scrap

CHICAGO — BlueOak Resources Inc. expects to begin production at its $35-million electronics-waste recycling facility in Osceola, Ark., by the end of 2015, with an initial processing capacity of 15 million pounds annually.

The Burlingame, Calif.-based company also plans to replicate the "urban mining refinery" model of the Osceola plant domestically and globally, comparing its disruptive potential to the electronics-waste industry to the impact of mini-mills on traditional steel production.....





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