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General Manager

Phone: (508) ***-****  HQ Phone
CRT Recycling Inc.
175 E Ashland St
Brockton , Massachusetts 02302
United States

Company Description: CRT Recycling, Inc. is in the business of recycling e-waste (used computers and electronics), CRT's and white goods. We are a State approved third party vendor that...   more

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Rhode Island news | | The Providence Journal | Local News, 26 Dec 2005 [cached]
Recycled computer monitors and television sets -- which can contain cathode ray tubes with leaded glass -- take longer trips, ending up in China, Brazil or India at one of the three plants in the world that smelt and recycle glass for monitors, reusing the toxic ingredients, according to Peter Kopcych, president of CRT Recycling.
In all, Kopcych said, his company probably handles 15,000 tons of electronic equipment per year.
During a deposition, CRTR manager and ..., 26 Aug 2014 [cached]
During a deposition, CRTR manager and director Peter Kopcych testified that both Kenneth and Jimmy misappropriated confidential information, including customer names, prices, information about the plaintiff's business relationship with another company and accounting records.
Basel Action Network (BAN) : Indonesia Turns Back E-Waste Shipment from MA Recycler, 2 Mar 2010 [cached]
Peter Kopcych, general manager at CRT Recycling, a Massachusetts recycler of electronic waste, disputes BAN's claim that the shipment contained computer monitors with hazardous materials, according to PC World.
Kopcych said told PC World that the seals on the containers shipped to Indonesia were not broken, which means the contents were not inspected overseas, and that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) inspected the shipment Monday morning (Mar. 1).
The EPA released the shipment to the company, finding no clear violations of U.S. law, reports Kopcych claims the shipments contained some used television sets that can be reused and no computer monitors.
Peter Kopcych, general ..., 31 Oct 2012 [cached]
Peter Kopcych, general manager for CRT Recycling, said his 70 employees collect and recycle roughly 200,000 tons of e-waste a year. The products' manufacturers pay his company 15 cents per pound to recycle their old televisions and computers. Of those 15 cents, Kopcych said CRT pays 6 cents per pound to Big Brothers. From now until Jan. 1, Kopcych said he will recycle about 200,000 pounds of manufacturer-funded e-waste.
According to Kopcych, a special permit from Microsoft will allow Big Brothers to license the computers and sell them for roughly $20 to children who cannot otherwise afford the technology.
In the future, Kopcych thinks that those at Big Brothers will have a more autonomous collection program, where they will collect the products they can re-use, and let CRT deal with things that must be recycled.
Kopcych said the initiative to keep cathode ray tubes out of landfills started in the late 1990s; to date, not all states have laws prohibiting such material from their landfills.
Today, many electronics no longer use cathode ray tubes, and Kopcych said it's important to stay one step ahead of the technology, and subsequent recycling, curve.
For now, Kopcych said CRT Recycling will take just about anything except car batteries, wood products and propone tanks.
He hopes it will be especially helpful to those who cannot dispose of these things themselves.
"There are definitely people who can't bring their TVs to a drop-off," echoed RIRRC's Kite. "So I can see where this would be helpful, especially for seniors."
Kopcych is also excited to be working with Kass and Big Brothers, and hopes it can help the organization.
"It's kind of a win-win for everybody," he said.
Basel Action Network (BAN) : Old TVs spark environmental dispute, 2 Mar 2010 [cached]
"We send good [material] overseas," said Peter Kopcych, general manager of CRT, which takes thousands of tons of old computers and televisions every year from close to 200 municipalities, including some in Massachusetts.
Kopcych said Basel Action got its information wrong. The company sent televisions - not computer monitors - in the containers. And he said the Indonesian government never opened them to see what was inside. A Basel Action Network official said the Indonesian government did open the containers.
Kopcych said company representatives asked people whether their televisions worked when they picked them up, and the machines were separated based on the answer. In cases where there was no one to ask, the company workers separated the TVs themselves. He said it ships only 3 percent of all the televisions they collect, and of those, about 97 percent can be reused.
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