As the founder and CEO of ARTEX Environmental Corp., Paul Blanchard was one of the early pioneers in the electronic waste recycling industry. Under Paul’s leadership, ARTEX has grown to more than 135 people operating in a 70,000 sq ft recycling facility. ARTEX has recycled over 45 million pounds of toxic e-waste, over 30 million pounds of which was recycled since January 2011. In 2011, ARTEX was recognized as the #1 ranked primary processor under the Ontario Electronic Stewardship program. ARTEX has overcome enormous hurdles to achieve these results. The company is a committed recycler in a challenging business.