E-Waste Case Could Bring Changes To E-Waste Recycling Laws

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 1:03 PM EST) -- In the first case of its kind, a jury in Colorado has found an electronic waste recycling company and two of its executives guilty of illegally exporting e-waste overseas, in addition to other criminal charges. The implications of this case are broad and the convictions could serve as a catalyst for federal regulation of e-waste.

On Sept. 15, 2011, a grand jury in the District of Colorado returned an indictment against Executive Recycling Inc., an e-waste recycling company headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and two of its...
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