Readers were drawn to articles on a variety of topics last month, including an upcoming new recycling standard, electric vehicle battery recycling, a White House supply-chain report, and more.
The list below shows our top stories published in June in terms of unique page views.
1 | New global e-scrap standard in the works
The International Electrotechnical Commission in recent months launched a process to create a worldwide e-scrap management standard.
2 | Firm’s strategy for electric-vehicle batteries? Partner up
Electronics recycling processor HOBI International has struck a deal with a downstream recycler to handle more lithium batteries from electric vehicles (EVs).
3 | White House links e-scrap to ‘resilient supply chains’
The federal government should encourage design for recyclability in consumer electronics and support technologies that recover rare earth magnets from hard drives, according to a report from the Biden administration.
4 | Experts explore three pressing issues facing the industry
Pandemic-spurred spending might mean more electronics entering the recycling stream, but any boost may prove a temporary exception to a long-term downward trend, one expert said during a recent presentation.
5 | In My Opinion: Environmental justice is a global issue
The leader of the Basel Action Network raises questions about a recent position statement from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.