E-scrap for recycling.

News of a planned $340M U.S. refinery project drew attention last month. | Teerasak Ladnongkhun/Shutterstock

Articles about a planned U.S. smelter, battery legislation, a city contract and an OEM’s ITAD push all accumulated clicks last month.

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

1 | European firms invest in Midwest e-scrap recycling companies
A newly formed company bought a large tract of Indiana land to build an e-scrap metals refining facility, and Totall Metal Recycling was acquired by a global copper supplier.

2 | The strategy behind Exurban’s US smelter project
A $340 million plant slated for the Midwest will refine precious and base metals from e-scrap into purified products for sale into domestic markets, an executive said.

3 | California bill would set up EPR for batteries
A California bill would create an extended producer responsibility program for batteries and battery-embedded products.

4 | Environmental nonprofit lands e-scrap contract with major city
Pittsburgh will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to restore the city’s e-scrap recycling program, using public funds to help subsidize recycling costs for residents.

5 | Dell offers end-to-end device management
Dell is moving deeper into the ITAD realm, recently debuting an all-in-one asset management hub.