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News of the electronics recycling impacts from a new California law was highly read in October. | Donald Walker / Shutterstock

Readers last month were drawn to articles about labeling law changes in California, a major new precious metals recovery facility, Sony’s CRT cleanup responsibility and more.

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

1 | Recently signed recycling-labeling law impacts electronics
Electronics manufacturers may be barred from telling consumers about certain device take-back programs in California, under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law in October.

2 | Igneo targets low-grade material with $85 million plant
A large electronics processing operation is launching in Georgia, and its focus will be lower-value, plastics-heavy devices in the e-scrap stream.

3 | Judge: Sony may have more CRT responsibility in Ohio
A federal judge denied Sony’s $1.2 million settlement in the Closed Loop cleanup case, saying the dollar amount may not cover all the pounds connected to the OEM.

4 | Amid shipping crisis, recycling loads often ‘first to get cut’
Strife in the global shipping sector continues to impact North American recycling, with companies experiencing higher rates as well as decreased shipping availability and reliability.

5 | Morgan Stanley: No data theft resulting from ITAD failure
Data that was mismanaged during Morgan Stanley’s ITAD processes has not been accessed for malicious intent, and therefore the class-action lawsuit against the financial giant should be dismissed, attorneys for the bank said in a new court filing.


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