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Twin Cities Electronics Recyclers Scrambling Amid Lower Commodities Prices

The commodities price swoon hasn’t just cut the number of North Dakota oil rigs and the price of fuel.

In the behind-the-scenes-but-important business of collecting, fixing and recycling tons of used electronics, a big player closed its St. Paul plant several days ago. The plant processed several million pounds of business equipment annually.

Denver-based Arrow Electronics, one of the country’s largest electronics recyclers, told its mostly business customer base that it would still truck their old equipment to an Ohio plant. But that would come at a premium rate.

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