Quantum's Bramford, Ontario facility.

News that Canadian processor Quantum Lifecycle Partners had made acquisitions was of interest to readers last month. | Courtesy of Quantum Lifecycle Partners

Announcements from electronics processors, an e-scrap exports bill and more drew our readers’ clicks last month.

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

1 | Private equity firm to fuel processor’s expansion
A recent investment in EWASTE+ will help drive the processor’s growth across the Northeastern U.S., the company president said.

2 | E-scrap export restriction proposal moves to Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the America COMPETES Act on Feb. 4, moving a restriction of e-scrap exports closer to becoming law than previous efforts achieved.

3 | Quantum acquisitions part of push to move beyond recycling
Two recent actions by Quantum Lifecycle Partners deepen the Canadian processor’s involvement in the reuse business and expand its ITAD customer base.

4 | Battery recycling startups raise funds and plan growth
As electric vehicles and lithium-ion battery devices become ever-more ubiquitous, battery recyclers are expanding their operations and improving technology. The following are updates on two startups.

5 | Sims bulks up data center capabilities globally
Electronics processor Sims Lifecycle Services is expanding both domestically and internationally, opening a new facility in Atlanta and adding several new shredding vehicles to its German fleet.