Repairing a mobile phone.

News that a California recycling commission endorsed right-to-repair legislation was of interest last month. | PK Studio/Shutterstock

Last month, readers were drawn to articles about a large CRT lawsuit settlement and right-to-repair legislation, among other topics.

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

1 | Largest CRT supplier to Closed Loop agrees to pay $6 million
E-scrap processor Kuusakoski has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit demanding that it help clean up massive CRT stockpiles in Columbus, Ohio.

2 | Basel plastic rules cause immediate e-plastics strife
Recent changes to global regulations on scrap plastic shipments have shaken up the export market for plastics recovered from electronics.

3 | SERI and RIOS team up for new offerings
Companies with R2-certified facilities will be able to access discounted RIOS environmental health and safety management resources through a new partnership.

4 | Recycling commission endorses right-to-repair bill
A high-profile recycling commission in California has published its endorsement of right-to-repair policies.

5 | Cascade survey shows pandemic’s ITAD impact
The coronavirus forced many organizations to sideline IT refresh projects in 2020, but enterprise representatives say they expect to get back into the asset disposition game in 2021.


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