Itronics ships silver-copper- bearing glass produced by its e-scrap refining
Itronics Inc., Reno, Nevada, has announced that it has made its first shipment of silver-copper-bearing glass produced by its electronic scrap refining technology. The company says it also recently made its second shipment of silver bullion produced by the new e-scrap refining process.
Itronics, a fully integrated photochemical recycling company, extracts precious metals from e-scrap, including circuit board scrap. The company
John Whitney, Itronics president, says, “Finding a buyer for the silver-copper-bearing glass is an important milestone achievement for the company. It means that the two products produced by the new e-scrap refining process are being sold, making this another operational ‘zero waste’ technology for Itronics. This is truly a technology breakthrough for us as we expand our operating zero waste technology portfolio. Currently, most of the circuit board scrap generated in the United States is exported to other countries for precious metal reclamation, providing us a significant market opportunity in Nevada and the western United States.”
The e-scrap refining technology uses silver recovered from spent photographic liquids as a collector of the metals contained in the e-scrap. Itronics says
Itronics Inc. refers to itself as a “creative green technology” company that produces