The closure of Arrow Electronics’ ITAD business drew readers’ attention last month, along with stories about a CRT stockpile lawsuit, repair restrictions and an OEM’s recycling efforts.
The list below shows our top stories published in July in terms of unique page views.
1 | Arrow Electronics to leave ITAD sector
Global ITAD services provider Arrow Electronics will close the asset disposition side of its business by the end of the year, after the company experienced two quarters of worsening financial returns.
2 | Analysts and competitors react to Arrow ITAD closure
The shutdown of a major ITAD business has generated unprecedented response from fellow asset disposition companies, which are looking to pick up customers left without a service provider.
3 | Some e-scrap firms pay out in CRT stockpile suit
A dozen e-scrap companies will cut checks totalling $517,000 to settle allegations they’re partially responsible for abandoned CRT materials in Ohio. Meanwhile, 15 other processors appear set to duke it out with landowners in court.
4 | OEM: ‘Repair restrictions’ are there for a reason
In comments to federal regulators, Microsoft recently explained why the company might choose repair-hampering design factors when developing its products.
5 | Dell report covers device recycling, tracking and more
A global OEM says it has achieved its 2020 electronics recycling and recycled feedstock goals. The company also adopted e-scrap tracking as a permanent part of its recycling vendor auditing program.