E-Scrap News

Our top stories from July 2021

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News that an OEM and a processor settled in CRT cleanup lawsuit was of interest to readers last month. | Zolnierek / Shutterstock

Articles about an investment in ERI, CRT cleanup projects, President Biden’s right-to-repair push and more drew our readers’ attention last month.

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

1 | Recycling investment firm moves deeper into e-scrap
ERI received private equity funding from investment firm Closed Loop Partners. ERI’s chairman says the capital will help the processor deploy advanced processing equipment at its facilities.

2 | CRT cleanup progressing at Closed Loop sites in Phoenix
In recent months, crews have cleaned up nearly 40 million pounds of CRT materials at former Closed Loop locations in Phoenix, including millions of pounds of leaded glass that sat outside for years.

3 | Biden issues executive order on right-to-repair
The White House is encouraging federal regulators to protect independent repair of consumer electronics, agricultural equipment and more, according to an executive order issued last month.

4 | Processor and OEM agree to settle in Ohio CRT case
Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations and ASUS Computer International have agreed to pay $850,000 toward cleaning up CRT stockpiles left by Closed Loop Refining and Recovery.

5 | Processor to be featured in TV show
Electronics recycling and ITAD company Regency Technologies received some high-profile exposure via the Science Channel and Discovery last month.


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