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Chinese E-Waste Recycling Company to Bring 45 Jobs to Anson County, N.C.

The new $500,000 e-waste recycling facility will reclaim old computers, cell phones, television and other e-waste items.

USB Recycling, a unit of a large e-waste recycling company based in Tianjin, China, is turning a 23,000-square-foot former shirt factory in Anson County, N.C., into a new $500,000 e-waste recycling facility, which will reclaim old computers, cell phones, television and other e-waste items.

USB will employ 15 workers when it opens, and the number of employees is expected to grow to 45 within three years.

Charlotte Business Journal has more information:

This may be the best latest example of a new industry replacing an old one in the Charlotte region.

A Chinese electronic waste recycler has bought a former Anson County shirt factory with plans to bring a 45-employee company there to reclaim old computers, mobile telephone, televisions and other e-waste.

It’s like a cut-and-sew apparel operation being turned into a 21st-century recycling operation.

Read the full story here.

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