June 22, 2019
From Waste 360:
Indiana-based RecycleForce is taking e-waste from businesses, governments and some residents and processing them using the labor of former prisoners reentering the workforce. About 350 to 380 come through annually for four- to six-month employment stints.
“That is a big a part of our job, to produce a workforce,” says Dawn Grimes, vice president of business and enterprise develop- ment, RecycleForce. “The revenue we generate and the jobs we develop support our social mission—not the other way around. So we are reclaiming the value of electronics, but even more so we are helping people reclaim value in their lives.”
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