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Readers flocked to a story about the sale of Sims Recycling Solutions European operations last month. | Aleksandr Grechanyuk/Shutterstock

Last month, readers were drawn to articles about major company acquisitions, another Closed Loop settlement and a CRT processor’s expansion.

The list below shows our top stories published in December in terms of unique page views.

1 | Sims Recycling Solutions announces major sale
In a deal worth tens of millions of dollars, Sims Recycling Solutions agreed to sell its European operations oriented toward recycling consumers’ electronics. Sims will retain its ITAD business there.

2 | Major changes ahead for Clover Technologies
Clover Technologies Group will sell its used printer cartridge remanufacturing business before filing for bankruptcy to restructure its debt.

3 | UNICOR agrees to Closed Loop CRT settlement
Federal Prison Industries agreed to pay nearly $650,000 to settle allegations the organization is liable to help clean up CRT glass it shipped to Closed Loop Refining and Recovery.

4 | Canadian firm gets set to handle more CRT glass
KC Recycling, which prepares CRT glass for Teck’s lead smelter in British Columbia, is doubling its glass-processing capacity. The move is in response to Glencore closing its New Brunswick smelter.

5 | Regency, ‘bullish’ on sector growth, acquires competitor
Regency Technologies has purchased GEEP USA and GEEP Costa Rica, giving the already-large processor facilities in Michigan, North Carolina and Central America.


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