A story digging into the R2V3 transition deadline was of interest to our readers last month. | Tashatuvango/Shutterstock

Stories about a notable acquisition, CRT processing line upgrades, the R2 changeover deadline and more drew the most clicks last month.

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

1 | Global metals company to acquire Colt Recycling
Global metals recycling company Elemental reached a deal to acquire e-scrap recycling and ITAD company Colt Recycling. The agreement came shortly after Colt doubled its e-scrap recycling capacity in the eastern U.S.

2 | Processor improves CRT glass recycling capabilities
Several million dollars worth of equipment upgrades at GreenChip over the past year-plus have included a bolstered operation for processing CRT glass, the company’s managing partner said.

3 | R2 certification deadline puts squeeze on some facilities
With the date to transition to the R2v3 certification standard one week away, stakeholders estimate dozens of electronics recycling and reuse facilities may temporarily lose their R2 certifications. The lapse could mean serious business consequences for companies.

4 | DOE announces more funding for battery recycling
The U.S. Department of Energy is making $192 million available for battery recycling advancements and the launch of a battery research and development consortium.

5 | Florida county opts to send e-scrap to incinerator
Two municipalities in Florida have sidestepped sending household e-scrap to their contracted processor for recycling and are instead hauling material to a waste-to-energy plant.