bankruptcyAn op-ed on sending CRT glass to lead smelters and the bankruptcy of New Life Electronics Recycling grabbed our readers’ attention in January.

The list below shows our top stories last month in terms of unique page views.

1 | View on CRTs: Lead smelters want your recovered glass
The CEO of a prominent CRT company seeks to put to rest the rumors that lead smelters are moving away from handling material from old TVs and monitors.

2 | Illinois e-scrap company files for bankruptcy
New Life Electronics Recycling has indicated it has no assets and owes a total of more than $1 million to dozens of creditors.

3 | ERI says there’s still money in the municipal market
While many e-scrap companies have begun avoiding the CRT-heavy streams that define local government collections, the leader of one major processor says cities continue to be valuable partners for his firm.

4 | How a former PC retailer has excelled in ITAD
Despite trying economic times for much of the industry, Missouri-based EPC has found success by sticking with its specialty: refurbing and remarketing used IT equipment.

5 | Students cash in on e-scrap collection idea
College students in Manitoba, Canada won a cash prize recently for coming up with an innovative way to reduce volumes of electronic waste.