A Denver doorstep collection program, accusations of accounting impropriety, military-funded e-scrap research and more drew our readers’ attention last month.
The list below shows our top stories published in March in terms of unique page views.
1 | Apple and other OEMs fund doorstep e-scrap pilot
Some of the technology world’s big names are funding an electronics collection effort in Denver, trying to boost recycling rates.
2 | Li-Cycle investigated by law firms for accounting methods
Publicly traded battery recycling company Li-Cycle has been accused by a short seller of “Enron-like accounting” methods.
3 | Feds fund R&D for rare earths and other e-scrap metals
The U.S. military has kickstarted a $5 million project to research and develop technologies for recovering critical metals from e-scrap.
4 | As bill nears finish line, senators urge e-scrap export ban
Two U.S. senators have reintroduced the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act as a tactic to push inclusion of e-scrap export prohibition text in the final version of the America COMPETES Act.
5 | SK ecoplant acquires global ITAD firm for $1 billion
South Korean company SK ecoplant is expanding its footprint in the ITAD industry with an agreement to acquire TES for $1 billion.