Federal prison system halts e-scrap processing at five sites

Federal prison system halts e-scrap processing at five sites

UNICOR, also known as Federal Prison Industries, has shut down its electronics recycling facilities at several prisons across the country, leaving a sizable gap in the U.S. e-scrap recycling chain.

E-Scrap News has learned UNICOR will close its e-scrap recycling operations at five prisons across the country. The closures will occur in New Jersey’s Fort Dix; Tucson, Ariz.; Marianna, Fla.; Lewisburg, Pa.; and Leavenworth, Kan.