Middlebury to host international recycling forum

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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — An association of international electronics recycling professionals— is planning to host a major conference in its field at Middlebury College later this month.

The hosted by Vermont-based Fair Trade Recycling includes importers of recycled electronic products and policy experts from Africa, Asia, and Latin America and Europe. The event is free and open to the public and will highlight the environmental and economic benefits of socially responsible e-waste recycling practices.

The association estimates the export market for recyclables could grow from $10 billion to $55 billion by 2015. The event is set for April 16.

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